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View from the Margin

EQUUS Press was established in 2011 in Prague with the objective of publishing new writing that is innovative and doubly marginalised: written outside the literary establishment defined by the Anglo-American publishing industry, and outside the confines of nationalism, pursuing a cosmopolitan agenda. Such a doubly marginalised position, it is our firm belief, allows for a writing … Continue reading

4th Prague MicroFestival

Join Equus Press at the 4th Annual Prague Micro Festival, 12th to the 16 of May, at Klub K4, Celetná 20, Praha 1. Featured performers at this year’s festival include Equus authors Louis Armand & Ken Nash, alongside Adrian Clarke, Becky Cremin, Maria Damon, Ulli Freer, Susana Gardner, Catherine Hales, Jeff Hilson, Sam Langer, Joshua … Continue reading

Equus @ Jazz Republic

PRAGUE, SUNDAY 6 MAY, 5.30-8.30pm: Equus Press presents a Triple Book Launch / Thor Garcia (The News Clown), Louis Armand (Breakfast at Midnight) & Ken Nash (The Brain Harvest), with special guests Mark Tierney, Peter Boyce Le Couteur & Eliška Kohoutová @ Jazz Republic, 28.října Street №1, 110 00 Praha 1 – Old Town (entrance … Continue reading

"Modernity today is not in the hands of the poets, but in the hands of the cops" // Louis Aragon
"It is the business of the future to be dangerous" // A.N. Whitehead

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"Poetism is the crown of life; Constructivism is its basis" // Karel Teige


“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. If the book we are reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow on the head, what are we reading it for?…we need the books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us” // Franz Kafka, letter to Oskar Pollack, 27 January 1904
May 2012