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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Latest News from Epic Rites Press

Hello Friends,

What do two hyper-productive madman do in their spare time?  They create!

That which has been blacklisted has finally resurfaced.  The current edition of SAVAGE LOVE contains all thirty-six poems and thirty-eight illustrations as the original.  It's available for purchase now from Lulu at the ridiculously low price of $6 USD plus shipping.  What's really cool about Lulu (and I didn't realize this until recently) is that you can login from the United States, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Ireland, Canada or Switzerland, pay in your own currency and avoid outrageous shipping costs.  


In this volume you find "savage love," "savage art," and "savage laughter!" —Tony Moffeit, PUEBLO BLUES "Banned in Boston...and elsewhere! This book is incendiary, to say the least!" —John Yamrus, ALCHEMY

And, while you're there, you may as well grab your copy of TRASH AND ASH, which contains 32 illustrated poems by Wolfgang Carstens and Janne Karlsson.  It's available from Lulu at the ridiculously low price of $5.65 plus shipping.

“TRASH AND ASH is definitely a visit to the dark side—the artist and writer dip fingers into the cauldron if for nothing else, to watch the flesh melt.”
—Bill Gainer, The Fine Art of Poisoning “You could say TRASH AND ASH is dark, but that wouldn't really cover it—you can't see in the dark. Carstens and Karlsson are digging deep down into the underground, sure, but they're bringing along enough firepower to light up every square inch of this pit they dragged you into, till the dirt glows and the hungry worms glisten and you see the four walls of your very own grave clear as day!” —Matt Galletta, The Ship is Sinking “Death, nothingness and the meaninglessness of existence take on a new high under the sardonic yet life-affirming pens of Wolfgang Carstens and Janne Karlsson.” —George Anderson, Bold Monkey “Carstens and Karlsson have created something quite powerful and brilliant here.” —Doug Draime, More Than The Alley

​Finally, please check out  It's new and lots of muscle will be packed onto the skeleton in the coming weeks.

So, there you have it.

Thank you.  Hope you enjoy the BOOM!