Hello, it’s me again: Robert van Vliet. Yes, for some reason, you’re still subscribed to receive my newsletter.
This week, I’ve been reviewing edits on my manuscript, Vessels, as well as some of the early mock-ups for the cover design and imagery.
Also, I received the proof for my perennially “imminent” chapbook, This Folded Path, and I just submitted my final edits. We can, at last, take away the scare quotes — it’s now actually imminent. It is, therefore, reasonable to assume that the next missive you receive from me will include detailed instructions on how to procure a copy of your very own. You’ll have the choice of ordering directly from the publisher, or buying a signed copy from me.
And so — while we all wait patiently, hands folded on our desks (yes, even you hoodlums in the back, spelling obscene words with the push-pins in the bulletin board behind you), for This Folded Path to emerge from the dark furnaces and factories of above/ground press — here are three things to distract and divert you: