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Enjoy
the new 12/17
books
of the Month from Scars:

the 2018 literary review date book

the 2018 literary date book review

Short 2017 mag poems & prose by assorted artists in a 6" x 9" ISBN# 2018 weekly date book planner
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Flawed Cadaver

Flawed Cadaver

the Dec. ‘17 cc&d issue v278. Order this as a 6" x 9" ISSN# and ISBN# perfect bound paperback book:
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the Lighthouse

the Lighthouse

Down in the Dirt Nov. ‘17 v151. Order this as a 6" x 9" ISSN# and ISBN# perfect bound paperback book:
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Negative Space, 2017 collection book

Negative Space
a Scars 2017 anthology

Short poems, flash fiction & art by assorted artists is in the 2017 6" x 9" ISBN# collection book annual anthology
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On a Rainy Day, 2017 collection book

On a Rainy Day
a Scars 2017 anthology

Poetry & prose (some longer) & select art by assorted artists is in the 2017 6" x 9" ISBN# collection book annual anthology
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the Light in the Sky

the Light in the Sky

the 2017 Sept.-Dec. 6" x 9" Down in the Dirt issue anthology!
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Language of Untamed Spirit

Language of Untamed Spirit

the 2017 Sept.-Dec. 6" x 9" cc&d ISBN# issue anthology!
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    NEW TO SCARS: BRAND NEW MAGAZINE ISSUES! Check out cc&d v278 December 2017 issue “Flawed Cadaver”, and Down in the Dirt v152 December 2017 issue “the Lighthouse” are now available — so check out these brand new magazine issues!


    DO NOT FORGET the annual mini poetry book as a WEEKLY DATE BOOK! Pick up a copy of “the 2018 literary date book review” of short poems & prose by assorted writers & artists in 2017 issues of
cc&d and Down in the Dirt in a 6"x9" ISBN# 2018 weekly date book — pick up a copy today, and enjoy writing all year ‘round while you plan your entire calendar year!


    the 2017 Sept.-Dec. MAGAZINE ISSUE ANTHOLOGY BOOKS are now available! Pick up a copy of “the Light in the Sky” from
Down in the Dirt, or “Language of Untamed Spirit” from cc&d — because books like these are a great way to get a number of magazine issues all together in a great volume set! Pick up a copy today!


    Enjoy the Scars Publications 2017 anthology collection books that have been released with plenty of time for Christmas delivery — “Negative Space” and “On a Rainy Day”! Scars released two anthology collection books to show off 2017 writings and artwork; “Negative Space” is a collection of short poems, flash fiction and prose, and “On a Rainy Day” is a collection of poetry and prose (some longer) as well as select art. Both anthology collection books contain writing and art from accepted material in 2017 issues of
cc&d magazine and Down in the Dirt, and both of these collection books are each a one-of-a-kind anthology — and they are both perfect to order for yourself or a gift!


    Check out the BRAND NEW books released recently, like “Bastard Faith” by John Sweet, “Ramblings and the Knee Poems” — a 296 page book by Rochelle Lynn Holt, “Abandoned” by Carl Scharwath, “It’s Like Losing” of poetry and photography by David J. Thompson, “New Creations Out In Public” by Brian Looney, “Crafting Wings” by Joseph Murphy, “the Eight Wheeled Doorway of Serpent’s Head” by Mark Fleury, “Scream” by Kyle Hemmings, “Naming a storm: Haiku and tanka” by Stephen Toft, “Bowetry” by Cara Losier Chanoine, “Epiphany” by Alain Marciano, “SHORT TAKES II” - Reviews and Opinions by Fred Russell, Neurotica” by Chris Butler, “The Trail of Quetzalcoatl poetry photo book by Westley O. Heine, or “Cowboy Hats and Railways” by John D Robinson — and remember that you can always check the books listing for a complete and up-to-date listing of books released (or check out the CD / Books sale page for a sorted listing of book too, with most recent books at the top)...


It’s Like Losing, a David J. Thompson book
It’s Like Losing

Order this 8½" x 8½" David J. Thompson poetry & photography book with greyscale interior pages order ISBN# book or with full color interior pages order ISBN# book.

Abandoned, a Carl Scharwath book

Abandoned

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New Creations Out In Public, a Brian Looney book><BR>
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New Creations Out In Public

Get the Brian Looney ISBN# poetry + book!
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Naming a storm: Haiku and tanka, a Stephen Toft book
Naming a storm: Haiku and tanka

Get the Stephen Toft 2016 ISBN# 5½" x 8½" haiku and tanka book!
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Crafting Wings, a Joseph Murchy book Crafting Wings
Get the Joseph Murphy poetry 6" x 9" book:
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The Trail of Quetzalcoatl The Trail of Quetzalcoatl
Get the Westley O. Heine 8½" x 11" poetry photo book:
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Cowboy Hats and Railways, a Joseph Murchy book Cowboy Hats and Railways
Get the John D Robinson 6"x9" poetry ISBN book:
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Bastard Faith a John Sweet book

Bastard Faith

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free     And HEY, if you want to know about FREE PDF file chapbooks, enjoy 2017 chapbooks, like “Who What Where When Why” of poems written from South America and Antarctica performed in a live Austin show 12/2/17, “An Outlaw In The Making” of poems by John D Robinson, “Finding where we’re From and the Future” from a live Austin show 11/4/17, “In Autumn, Love is in the Air” from a live Austin show 10/7/17, “Seasons Change” from a live Dripping Springs show 9/21/17, “Energy with Poetry and Music” from a live Austin show 9/2/17, “Under My Skin” from a live Chicago show 8/23/17, “This Just In” from a live Chicago show 8/22/17, “Finding Peace” from a live show 8/5/17, “Our Cultural Independence and Achieving Global Freedom” from a live show 7/1/17, “Sun and Rain” of haiku poetry by JoyAnne O’Donnell, “Cleveland Haiku” of haiku poetry by Michael Ceraolo, “Meant to do Big Things” from a live show 6/3/17, “Haiku on the Fly” as a BONUS chapbook from after a live show 5/6/17, “Time to Start the Show” from a live show 5/6/17, “Drop the Bomb”, a collection of potential poems for reading at Austin’ls Poetry Bomb 4/30/17, “Crazy”, a short story from a live show 4/23/17, “Erasure Poems” from a live show 4/1/17, “Short World Poems on World Poetry Day” from a live show for World Poetry Day 3/21/17, “Lengthy World Poems on World Poetry Day” from a live show for World Poetry Day 3/21/17, “2017 Austin Rhythm Fire” from a live show 3/20/17, “Exploring Spring” from a live show 3/4/17, “Book Release & Book Reading” from a live show 3/1/17, “Exalted Love” from a live show 2/4/17, “The Eating Game” by Christine Stoddard, “Beginning Anew” from a live show 1/7/17— and remember that you can always go to the Chapbooks main page to see chapbooks from all of this year and past years too!


    If you’re looking for your video fix, you can always check out the regularly updated Scars Video page at artvilla (highlighting videos of recent performances)! And don’t forget, you can also check out all past videos (through “scars girl” Janet Kuypers) at YouTube, Facebook or twitter any time!
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Get the latest Janet Kuypers books!

Partial Nudity

Partial Nudity

the Janet Kuypers 286 page 2014 poetry collection, packed with many smaller poems
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Revealed

Revealed

the Janet Kuypers 386 page 2014 poetry collection, packed with longer poems
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the Periodic Table of Poetry

the Periodic Table of Poetry

Janet Kuypers’ book of poems for every element in the Periodic Table (plus bonus element and compound poems)
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a Year Long Journey

a Year Long Journey

Janet Kuypers’ 130 page 2015 poetry book from her last year of Chicago shows
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Bon Voyage!

Bon Voyage!

Kuypers’ journal/poetry photo book about India, in a 6"x9" ISBN# book
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(pheromemes) 2015-2017 poems

(pheromemes) 2015-2017 poems

108 pages of select Kuypers poems in her first years living in Austin Texas
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(pheromemes) 2015-2017 show poems

(pheromemes) 2015-2017 show poems

108 pages of recent poems written for Austin Texas poetry shows & features
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    Scars Publications has received writings from the United States, Canada, Australia, Belgium, England, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malta, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa and Turkey (as well as input from both Japan and Slovenia), and is always looking for new writings from around the world to contribute to their two literary magazines: “Children, Churches and Daddies– (founded 1993) and “Down in the Dirt– (founded 2000). Our news section highlights news from around the globe, and our philosophy section highlights classic writing as well as modern philosophy essays. Browse through our chapbooks and books, play games, or enjoy work in our audio/video section, or even at our PodCasts or our radio station.




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