Listen to “A Poet’s Siddur” Virtual Publication Party

Almost every poet included in “A Poet’s Siddur” read their poem as part of our virtual publication party. It’s part poetry reading / part Shabbat Service. Take a listen in the player below!

A Poet’s Siddur: Shabbat Evening – Now Available

A Poet's Siddur: Shabbat Evening

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A Poet’s Siddur is Ain’t Got No Press’ and editor Rick Lupert’s follow up to A Poet’s Haggadah. This time 36 poets reinterpret the Jewish Friday night Shabbat liturgy with poems for a Shabbat service including work by beloved Canadian poet and singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen, the extraordinary Danny Maseng and many other poets and Rabbi poets.

Complete with humor, personal story, spirituality, and alternative takes on the traditional prayers and liturgy of Friday evening this book serves as an excellent and enjoyable stand-alone read, a companion to the existing evening Shabbat service (think a book full of the left-side of the page content), or as the foundation for a completely new Shabbat evening service composed completely of poetry.

A Poet’s Siddur is edited by Los Angeles poet and humorist Rick Lupert, author of God Wrestler: A Poem for Every Torah Portion.

The complete list of contributors:

Trisha Arlin, Rachel Berghash, Ben Berman, Janet Bowdan, Leonard Cohen, Rabbi Diane Elliot, Adam D. Fisher, Harris Gardner, Michael Getty, Bracha Goetz, Rabbi James Stone Goodman, Rabbi Andra Greenwald, I.B. Iskov, Raoul Izzard, Joanne Jagoda, J. H. Johns, Jacqueline Jules, Rachel Kann, D.L. Lang, Aurora Levins Morales, Rabbi Ellen Lewis, Cantor Abbe Lyons, Danny Maseng, John Reinhart, Stacey Zisook Robinson, Ty Rocker, Sy Roth, Rabbi Yael Saidoff, Ellen Sander, Don Schaeffer, Nancy Shiffrin, David Supper, Alan Walowitz, Florence Weinberger, Neal Whitman, Seree Cohen Zohar. Read more about A Poet’s Siddur contributors here.




A Poet’s Siddur – Coming Soon

Coming soon from Ain’t Got No Press: A Poet’s Siddur – poets reinterpret the Jewish Friday night liturgy. Stay tuned for more details soon! If you submitted work, we’ll notify you by March 31st, 2017.

Ekphrastia Gone Wild Review at Ragazine

Check out this great review of Ekphrastia Gone Wild by Silvia Scheibli on Ragazine online art and entertainment magazine at (It’s the second review done on the page.) Thanks Ragazine!

Listen to the Ekphrastia Gone Wild Publication Reading in the Archive

If you missed the Ekphrastia Gone Wild publication reading on PSH Live, check it right here:

Ekphrastia Gone Wild Radio Interview on Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour

Dr. Andy of Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour was gracious enough to invite Ain’t Got No Press publisher and Ekphrastia Gone Wild editor Rick Lupert on his radio show to talk about the new anthology. Check out the interview below and more on Ekphrastia Gone Wild here.

Ekphrastia Gone Wild Virtual Publication Party

Save the date, (Tomorrow!) Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 pm (pacific) for an online publication event for Ekphrastia Gone Wild. Hear almost 60 poets from all over the world read their poems from Ekphrastia Gone Wild on a special Poetry Super Highway Live broadcast right here.

Ekphrastia Gone Wild: Poems Inspired by Art Now Available

Ain’t Got No Press is thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Ekphrastia Gone Wild: poems inspired by art. This anthology of ekphrastic poetry contains the work of 87 poets from all over the world, including nobel prize winning poet Wislawa Szymborska, Suzanne Lummis, Brendan Constantine, Gerald Locklin, Laurel Ann Bogen, Robert Wynne and many more. Click here to see the full list of contributors and to get your own copy.

Ekphrastia Gone Wild Cover Revealed

Head on over to our Facebook page HERE to see the brand (spanking) new cover art for our next anthology “Ekphrastia Gone Wild” which will feature poetry from a roster of 90 poets from all over the world including nobel-prize winner Wislawa Szymborska and more!

Ekphrastia Gone Wild – Submissions Now Closed

Thanks to everyone who submitted work for our upcoming anthology “Ekphrastia Gone Wild”. Submissions are now closed. We received work from hundreds of poets and will be spending the next couple of months carefully pouring through them to pull together the best possible anthology we can. We will respond to everyone who submitted so thanks in advance for your patience and stay tuned for more!

Ain’t Got No Press

Ain’t Got No Press is a small-press publisher of uniquely themed poetry anthologies such as “The Night Goes on All Night – Noir Inspired Poetry” and the Jewishly themed “A Poet’s Haggadah – Passover Through the Eyes of Poets.” ?Please view our submission guidelines for information on submitting work for our upcoming anthologies.