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What’s in SPD’s Mystery Box?

By Harriet Staff

What’s inside of Small Press Distribution’s mystery box?

Four pounds of books for ten dollars?!

Yup! The books inside of every SPD Mystery Box are shrouded in secrecy and yet, for just ten dollars, you can procure a four-pound box of nutrient-rich SPD-goodness. Every mystery box that leaves SPD is different: tailored to reflect the interests of every buyer, filled with books hand-selected by the artisanal craftspersons at Small Press Distribution.

From Small Press Distribution’s website:

Here is an opportunity to receive a box of SPD books, hand-selected by staff, and delivered to your door for a mere $10. Shipping by media mail is included. How it works: we pull from our inventory of donated and/or very-mildly hurt books a group of titles that add up to about 4 pounds. The books are “vaguely thematized,” whether by genre, era, place, color, or something that exists only in our imagination. Note that each box is totally unique, nay a “mystery,” hence the pattern of its content may or may not emerge! When you order your mystery box, feel free to list up to three of the following keywords in the Comments Box of your online order:

Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Cross-genre, Book Art, Philosophy, Dreams, Place, Photography, Illustration, Art, Radical, Film, Theatre, Experimental, Women, Bay Area, Autobiography, Fairytale, LGBTQ, Essays, Stories, New Narrative, Writing How-To, Compilation, Collaboration, Translation, Poetics, Performance, Body, Criticism, Politics, Film, Contemporary, Music, New York, World, Classic, Eclectic, Comics.

We especially recommend noting one of the three genre categories (poetry, fiction, or nonfiction). We’ll do our best to tailor your box, but again there are no guarantees with the Mystery Box except that it will blow your mind.

We recommend procuring yours from the online presence of Small Press Distribution.

Posted in Poetry News on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 by Harriet Staff.