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Lords of Misrule
Lords of Misrule

Lords of Misrule

20 Years of Saturnalia Books

Edited by Rebecca Lauren, Edited by Henry Israeli



544 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $20.00 (US $20.00) (CA $27.00)

Publication Date: December 2022

ISBN 9781947817425

Rights: US & CA

Saturnalia Books (Dec 2022)

Price: $20.00


Twenty years ago, Saturnalia Books opened its doors for business, and soon thereafter published, The Babies, an astonishing collection of poetry by Sabrina Orah Mark. Since then, Saturnalia Books has published some of the most innovative new voices in the poetry world, including poets Sarah Vap, Catherine Pierce, Kathleen Graber, Kristi Maxwell, Natalie Shapero, Peter Jay Shippy, Martha Silano, Timothy Liu, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Hadara Bar-Nadav, and Kayleb Rae Candrilli, as well as the groundbreaking Gurlesque anthology. This collection gathers poems from all of our poet’s books, giving readers a good taste of twenty years’ worth of Saturnalia Books publications. With an introduction by poet and founder Henry Israeli and managing editor Rebecca Lauren.

Author Biography

Rebecca Lauren serves as managing editor of Saturnalia Books. Herwriting has been published in Mid-American Review, Prairie Schooner, Salon, The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion and The Cincinnati Review. Her chapbook, The Schwenkfelders, was published by Seven Kitchens Press. She is the recipient of an Academy of American Poets award. Henry Israeli is the founder of Saturnalia Books. His most recent poetrycollections are Our Age of Anxiety (White Pine: 2019), and god’s breath hovering acrossthe waters, (Four Way Books: 2016). He is also the translator of three critically acclaimed books by Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku. He teaches in the English and Philosophy Department of Drexel University where he also runs the annual Drexel Writing Festival and the Jewish Studies program.