Author Archives: Editor

We Are Back!

After some months of delays, computer failures, and winter blues, I am back at the helm trying to steer the press back in the right direction. I know that some of you reading this are like, wtf, but long story short the press laptop after 8 years of trusty service bit the dust leaving me

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Pre-sale Full Print Release of Gesture

Dear gesture fam, Jason Schenheit & I started Gesture when we were both in the MFA program at San Francisco State University, back in 2012. I had wanted to start an online literary magazine, & he had recently started a small press with its own website. He said we should just join forces, so we

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New Troop Zine ::: CARGO ::: vol 2 issue 3

Editors’ note, Thanks for clicking. Enjoy the new issue of Troop. Volume Two Issue 3 is Poetry, and lives in the Cargo of life. Talk to you again next issue. Peace. Thank you to all our contributors, and Thanks for reading, The Editors thegorillapress.com  ::: READ NOW ::: ::: CARGO Contributors ::: S.j. Cruz is a native

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New gesture 8 out now!

LATEST ISSUE OUT NOW feat. sarah jean alexander, amy mcdaniel, mike young, mark cugini, amanda  huckins, taj bourgeois, theron jacobs, joshua jennifer espinoza, carmen e. brady,  e.a.hyde, eva mckenna, oliver mol, & penny goring cover art ::: lexi roberts  editer at large ::: matthew sherling layout ::: jason schenheit  read now ::: gesture_8 

Afterglow of AWP15

I can’t explain how much fun I had @AWP15. Got to catch up w/ writers, presses,  and fans, basically everything but sleep. During my time I worked the Gorilla Press  booth, alongside Punk Hostage, getting gorilla’s name out and about Minneapolis  and hopefully beyond. In the middle of all the chaos that is AWP I

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GORILLA PRESS @ AWP

come find us w/ punk hostage press @ AWP 2015 (4/8-4/11) in minneapolis, mn. gorilla press will be there w/ authors Lizzy Acker and Nate Waggoner. There’s a reading on the AWP schedule and a book fair. TABLE 656, come say hello. Click here to be taken to the Facebook Invite link. Best Regards and

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Had a few problems and now we’re back!

we are fully functional at the moment, no amount of weird drops or large amounts of files deleted can stop us, and we are stronger then before because of the mishaps. you will still find free zines to read, videos of readings to watch, and now through our Square Store be able to purchase some

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