Wednesday, April 28, 2010

SMILE, HON: Country Mice and City Rats!

TOWSON, Md.Smile, Hon, You’re in Baltimore! Editor William P. Tandy will sign copies of the award-winning zine (or any other non-biohazardous object) from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. this Saturday, May 1, 2010, at the Ukazoo Books booth at the Towson Town Festival. Regular Smile, Hon contributor Davida Gypsy Breier will also be on hand signing copies of Ninety-Five: Meeting America's Farmed Animals in Stories and Photographs.

From the harbor to the hills, the award-winning Smile, Hon, You're in Baltimore! collects the tales of those on whom Mobtown has left her indelible mark. Polished, professional essays; barroom sermons delivered from the sanctity of a favorite stool; the poet's fleeting sentiment, captured in both word and snapshot – Smile, Hon offers a slice of Baltimore as told by Baltimore, presented with the time-honored DIY accessibility of a limited-run, handcrafted zine. A two-time Utne Independent Press Award nominee, Smile, Hon has also been dubbed "Best Zine" by Baltimore Magazine (2008) and Baltimore City Paper (2004).

An Eight-Stone Press production, Smile, Hon, You're in Baltimore! is distributed by Atomic Books (Baltimore, MD); City Lights Books (San Francisco, CA); Cyclops Books & Music (Baltimore, MD); Microcosm Publishing (Bloomington, IN, and Portland, OR); Quimby's (Chicago, IL); Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse (Baltimore, MD) and Ukazoo Books (Towson, MD). For more information, contact:

William P. Tandy, Editor
Eight-Stone Press
P.O. Box 11064
Baltimore, Maryland 21212


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