All things must pass—and this goes for both our 75%-off sale and Pressed Wafer. Our last day will be January 31, 2019, so be sure to order as soon as possible. Supplies and energies are limited.
Due to the death of Bill Corbett, Pressed Wafer will be closing down as soon as possible. But, first, a sale! On this site we’ve marked down by 75% all available books published in 2017 or earlier. Our distributor, Small Press Distribution, is also offering all of our backlist titles at 75%-off when one enters the code WAFER at checkout.
William Corbett: October 11, 1942–August 10, 2018
Pressed Wafer’s publisher and editor has died after a year-long battle with cancer. The tributes include the following:
Behrle, Jim. “‘Wherever He Was Felt Like The Center Of The Universe’: Writers Remember Poet William Corbett.” WBUR’s The ARTery. 17 August 2018.
Cole, Sean and Deborah Becker. “‘Every Day Is Poetry Day’ — Remembering William Corbett.” WBUR’s Radio Boston. 17 August 2018.
Eds., The Chicago Review. “William Corbett (1942–2018).” 29 August 2018.
Howe, Fanny. “Remembrance: William Corbett — A Poet of Landscape, Weather, and Consciousness.” the arts fuse. 16 August 2018.
Marquard, Bryan. “William Corbett, 75, poet whose South End home became a literary salon.” Boston Globe. 18 August 2018.
Mir, Stan. “Recollections of William Corbett.” Hyperallergic. 2 September 2018.
Slocum, Sarah Whiteside. “In memory of William Corbett.” The Tech. 22 August 2018.