MadHat Press

Alissa Valles is the author of the poetry books Hospitium (MadHat Press, 2019), Orphan Fire (2008) and Anastylosis, a book-length poem published in a thermal paper edition for an exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London in 2014; she edited and co-translated Zbigniew Herbert’s Collected Poems (2007) and Collected Prose (2010). Her translation of Ryszard Krynicki’s Our Life Grows will appear at NYRB Poets in 2017.


Hospitium, a collection by Alissa Valles,
is now available from MadHat Press.


On Mother and Fatherland, a collection by Bożena Keff, translated by Benjamin Paloff and Alissa Valles, is now available from MadHat Press.


MadHat Press is a leading publisher of unique and vital contemporary poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and criticism.

MadHat Press seeks to foster the work of writers and poets: explosive, lyrical, passionate, deeply wrought voices that stretch the boundaries of language, narrative and image, vital and enduring literary voices that sing on the page as well as in the mind.

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phone: (617) 821-1915

Mailing Address:
PO Box 422
Cheshire MA 01225