“Gilgamesh reigned over Uruk…”

Yes! The Kyoudai Press has a NEW chapbook out. It’s our shortest book so far and the first in a series inspired by Brazil’s Literatura de Cordel.

The Kyoudai Press imprint was originally founded as a collaborative exploration of the reverberations between poetry and photography. With our newly launched Literatura de Cordel / String Literature series, we return to our roots and our mission to create beauty, not to etherize the mind, but rather as the strongest weapon in our battle against apathy, conformity, ignorance, and shallow thinking.

With photography by Alexandra Huddleston and poetry by Robert Huddleston, Amor Fati launches this new chapbook series that is based on Brazil’s popular folk poetry tradition of the literatura de cordel, or string literature. In northeast Brazil, poets and artists sell inexpensive, handmade chapbooks at fairs and markets. The covers are decorated with woodblock prints and the books are displayed suspended from strings. We have changed the form slightly to suit our media and aesthetic, but our literatura de cordel preserves the brevity, liveliness, and accessibility of the tradition.

LEARN MORE: http://www.kyoudaipress.com/amorfati

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One Response to “Gilgamesh reigned over Uruk…”

  1. blaine ellis says:

    Enkidu signed bitterly, and said:
    Gilgamesh,the watchman of the forest never sleeps.”
    Gilagamish replied, “Where is the man who can clamber to heaven?”

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