MadHat Press

Cassandra Atherton is an award-winning prose poet and international expert on prose poetry. She co-authored Prose Poetry: An Introduction (Princeton UP) and co-edited the Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry (Melbourne UP) and is currently writing a book of prose poetry on the atomic bomb with funding from the Australia Council. Cassandra is a commissioning editor for Westerly magazine, senior editor at Spinless Wonders and has her own imprint at MadHat Press (USA).



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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