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Submissions Close September 9th

Submissions are open for poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and music.

August 27, 2014

The Poets Were Liars

The Poets Were Liars

Circus Book in conjuction with Wombat Theatre Co present THE POETS WERE LIARS A vaudeville reimagining of poetry, word, and song by Joe Weil and Emily Vogel. Directed by Kristen Tomanocy Edited by Tom Bair With Meghan Tynan Mary Anne Rojas Chris Milea Music by Aaron Hochman May 23 8pm May 24 8pm The Red […]

May 23, 2014


Eileen Myles: Foam

FOAM     When I first arrived in San Diego in 2002 for a stint of five years a student Tristan Wand was his name and  I feel he was kind of a surfer and he was writing a senior thesis about La Jolla his point being there was a past – a kind of […]

May 9, 2014


Relaunch, Recite, Relax

Circus Book is back on the wagon with open submissions in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and music; the publication of an art-essay by NY Giant Eileen Myles; a newly designed site; and the forthcoming publishing and performance of Joe Weil’s book of essays, The Redux Handbook. To celebrate and to raise funds for that performance we’ll […]

May 9, 2014

A Man (Detail - Watercolor), 2010

Alanzo Robles-Gordon: A Man

September 19, 2013

Fashionistas, Collage, Four panels 1' x 2' each, 2011, An experimental outing with fashion, using my collage technique.

Alanzo Robles-Gordon: Fashionistas

September 19, 2013

Dancers, Collage, 24"x40", 2008, A rendering of a couple performing the tango.

Alanzo Robles-Gordon: Dancers

September 19, 2013

Self Portrait, Collage, 48"x40", 2009

Alanzo Robles-Gordon: Self Portrait

September 19, 2013

Housing Crisis, house keys + epoxy, 1'x 2'x1', 2009, A key tornado reclaiming mortgaged house keys, for ‘Creative thinking.’

Alanzo Robles-Gordon: Housing Crisis

September 19, 2013

Alanzo Robles-Gordon: Self Portrait
Sports Injuries
Zev Gottdiener – The Breadman I
The Music of John Berryman’s Dream Songs
Alanzo Robles-Gordon: Jovial Johnathan

Self Portrait, Collage, 48"x40", 2009 Sports Injury panadero2 2178254411_82e8e3d33d_o Jovial Johnathan, Collage, 22"x30", 2011, A rendering of “Marvin” of The Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy (2005) by Garth Jennings.