Tommi PG (AKA Katie Parrish, author of our 2014 book "I'm not a very good swimmer, but I wouldn't have let you drown") needs your $$ help to tour new book "Perfect Hair", out this year through 2dcloud. Rewards include original art, zines, prints, books and magic talismans, "imbued with heavy spells of protection, sexual potency, gay stuff or luck."
Plz help, Tommi draws beautiful things. https://pozible.com/project/perfect-hair
Last night CNP author Paul C Cumming chatted to John Safran on Triple J. It's a fascinating follow-up to Paul's book, How To Start a Fight. It starts 45 minutes into the show. You can listen to it here:
Tune into triple j this weekend on your olde radio machine--or on your modem internet computer--to hear our boy Paul C Cumming talking with John Safran and Fr Bob Maguire about boxing, books, boxing book How To Start A Fight and Casuals Network Press.
Attn Melbourne types: esteemed comics genius and CNP alumni Katie Parrish is running a comics workshop with all $$$ going to the Horn of Plenty community space. Space is limited + cost is determined along the extremely reasonable means test of whether or not you have a job. Sign up --->
We're truly impressed and inspired by Island's deeply unfashionable move to 100% print. Don't know if anyone's noticed, but we're basically permanently absent from all social media internets and regular internets. The internet is hard and time consuming, and we'd frankly rather put the effort into producing some more books. Which we're going to do.
"Fiction is a house you can live in, but the size of that house is not dictated by its number of words. Nor by its price, really."
CNP has been on a ludicrously long holiday (it was really nice, thanks), but we're totally back now. Here's Philip Hensher on why small books matter.
Thanks everyone for coming along to our launch party last night! It went great, and we sold a lot of books. If you didn't get a chance to make it, there are still some left over at our shop. Tell your friends ⇣⇣⇣⇣⇣⇣
...if you fancy psyching yourself up to a purchase of Paul C Cumming's mad-yet-brilliant illustrated dissection of boxing fiction, flick on ABC2 right now and watch Raging Bull.