Backlash Press is an independent publishing house dedicated to releasing work that narrates a contemplated resistance to obedience and trend.
Our aim is to pioneer innovative authors above mass marketing sales potential by representing the experimental, yet enduring, fiction and poetry voices of our time.
We visualize a people’s press that’s artist and writer focused. We publish annual collections of poetry and prose in fine print and online editions.
finding ways: para america by Keegan Lester
the moonlight: the black spot flowering
our matching bruises the size of my thumb
over our lungs, that we can’t see yet.
that we infer from the bottom of the ashtray
in the windowsill.
you said, i’m going to kill you fucking dead
and i smiled
because i love you
Oscillating Echoes by R.G. Evans
in balance of a silent
misstates and analyses
angles of prior inexistence, leading
through illness and
obstacles benign to
the variances of themed
Bed by Beth Somerford
Her ribs are iron struts, her hips
a hiding place. She has turned
herself inside out. She knows
if he knew, he would crack her
like a fortune cookie.
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