Joe Pan’s Hiccups Reviewed in Publishers Weekly and Luna Luna Magazine

November has brought several pieces of news for Joe Pan’s Hiccups: favorable reviews in both Publishers Weekly and Luna Luna Magazine, as well as a #2 spot on Small Press Distribution’s best seller list last month (pictured below). Meanwhile, the Publishers Weekly review focuses on Pan’s imagery in the form of “striking cinematography and use of perspective” and ends with the claim that Hiccups […]

Joe Pan’s Hiccups Reviewed in Stereo Embers Magazine

This week, Alex Green of Stereo Embers Magazine reviewed Joe Pan’s Hiccups. The review diagnoses, among many aspects of Pan’s work, his irrepressible knack for observing the world around him. Because Pan, who writes with one of the keenest observational eyes in modern poetry, has such an affection for the world–the people, the places, the seasons, the animals, the music, […]

Word Up Reading with Joe Pan

On Saturday, November 7th from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, Word Up Community Bookshop in Washington Heights will host a reading of seven city poets. Among the featured poets is Joe Pan, whose poetry collection Hiccups we published this past October. Word Up describes itself as a “multilingual, general-interest community bookstore and arts space … committed to preserving and building […]

PICS: Joe Pan and Carey McHugh’s Launch Party in Review

Last Wednesday, Augury Books hosted a launch party for Joe Pan’s Hiccups and Carey McHugh’s American Gramophone. The turnout at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop was great, and we are thankful to all who came. As you can see, there was barely any room left to stand! Our first reader of the evening was Debbie Kuan. […]

Book Cover Debut: Joe Pan’s ‘Hiccups’

As promised, we are pleased to unveil the cover of Joe Pan‘s forthcoming collection, Hiccups (2015), designed by David Drummond. Taking cues from a myriad of short forms—haiku, epigram, bon mot, aphorism, senryū—the poems in Joe Pan’s Hiccups search out unexpected ways to document events in transition. Here the imminent moment, deeply regarded, is agitated into […]

HICCUPS by Joe Pan

Joe Pan is the author of the poetry collections Operating Systems (forthcoming, 2018), Hi c cu ps, and Autobiomythography & Gallery, three books in an ongoing series. Joe is co-editor of the best-selling Brooklyn Poets Anthology, with work appearing in such venues as the Boston Review, Hyperallergic, The New York Times, and The Philadelphia Review of […]

Joe Pan To Lead Brooklyn Poets’ Yawp

Augury author Joe Pan will be leading Brooklyn Poets‘ Yawp on March 9th. A monthly event, Yawp consists of a writing workshop at 7 PM, followed by an open mic night at 8. The primary focus for this month’s Yawp will be the evolution of poetry throughout the writing process. It will take place at 61 […]

Joe Pan Publishes Pamphlet with Greying Ghost Press

Brooklyn-based publisher and poet Joe Pan has recently released a pamphlet, entitled The Poem, through Massachusetts-based Greying Ghost Press. The Poem, as described by Pan, is a “reminder to myself that a poem can not only be about anything, but literally be anything–a list, a lampoon, a lamp post–with language & ‘poetic intent’ as its dual engine.” […]

Three Poems from "Hiccups, or Autobiomythography II," Forthcoming from Augury Books, by Joe Pan

DC Green shoots on one side of a January branch— half choose hope Congress—the mighty chambers— a heart? a stomach?—two dogs wrestling over street meat The South  Crawfish, a hundred perhaps, boiling in a pot—a lava of spooning hoards— we’ll suck the juices from their heads & sex ourselves to sleep. Thousands led to a […]