backhanded compliments and other ways to say i love you

backhanded compliments and other ways to say i love you

i am waiting for my escape plan to dry.

the first title from our publishing imprint, works on paper press. bay area poet anhvu buchanan's backhanded compliments and other ways to say i love you is a beautifully written, designed and printed look at love through two lenses. songs of innocence and experience, of love and hate, for better and for worse. 

anhvu buchanan is the recipient of the james d. phelan literary award and an individual artists grant from the san francisco arts commission. his poems have appeared in columbia poetry reviewcream city revieweveryday geniusthe journal, parthenon west review, and zyzzyva. his first book, the disordered, was published by sunnyoutside press in 2013.