Moon Tide Press is proud to announce its first title of 2020, Scott Ferry's The only thing that makes sense is to grow, is now available for pre-order! The only thing that makes sense is to grow traces the lineage of a family through the voices of its ghosts. This collection takes the grief and residue of generations, places it in moist soil, and lets it root and spread into unlikely openings of enlightenment and humor. Yet, far from being opaque, these poems remain accessibl
Moon Tide Press is excited to announce its final book launch of 2019. Join us on Saturday, November 23rd at 6:00 p.m. at King Richard’s Antique Center in Whittier for the book release, reading, and signing of Terri Niccum’s second chapbook, Dead Letter Box. Terri Niccum’s most recent chapbook, Dead Letter Box, was released last month by Moon Tide Press. Her first chapbook, Looking Snow in the Eye, was released in 2015 by Finishing Line Press. Recently, her poems have appeared
i said, “you can never go back.”
he growled—30 years of jungle rot rattled in his throat.
he said, “you’re not hearing me. sometimes i want to go back and pick up the pieces that i left behind.”
—Timothy Matthew Perez For months, I’ve found myself gravitating towards writing poetry and prose about my father. It was the only way I could process the reality of his diagnosis—stage IV brain cancer. It was the only way to digest the chronicity of his fate. And it has now becom