This is the official site of Birdsong Micropress, a lil publishing outfit located in Williamsburg (not the historic one), and is comprised of an array of serialized zines and one-shots by various birdsong writers/artists, and the interview series Five on It. Contributors comprise The Birdsong Collective.


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Five on It with Author Ofelia Hunt

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Magic Helicopter Press describes Ofelia Hunt‘s novel this way: Set among haunted parking lots and AM-PMs and home invasions, Today & Tomorrow melts identity, memory, and consciousness into a hypnotic and hilarious adventure of body and mind, the haunting absurdity … Continue reading



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Five on It with Musician *spandrel

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A spandrel is the space between two arches or between an arch and a rectangular enclosure; *spandrel is the new poetically inflected sound project of Nude Vargas. 1. What’s the last song you listened to? Back to the Old House … Continue reading



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Five on It with Author Patrick deWitt

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Patrick deWitt is the author of two novels, Ablutions and The Sisters Brothers, and now a birdsong Five on It interviewee! 1. What’s the last song you listened to? Robbie Basho’s Orphan’s Lament. 2. What did you want to be when you were … Continue reading



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Five on It with Poet Anthony Carelli

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Having recently had his first collection, Carnations, published as part of the Princeton University Press series of contemporary poets, Brooklyn-based poet Anthony Carelli answers our quick-and-dirty interview questions. 1. What’s the last song you listened to? The soundtrack to a short, … Continue reading



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Five on It with Writer Stacey Levine

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Stacey Levine is author of four books, most recently the short story collection The Girl with the Brown Fur. Winner of a PEN/West Fiction Award and the Stranger Genius Prize for Literature in 2009, her writing has been characterised as … Continue reading



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Five on It with Curator Bradford Nordeen

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This week, in acknowledgment of the Birdsong Collective’s collaboration with queer experimental film and video series Dirty Looks, curator and cinephile Bradford Nordeen answers our quick-and-dirty interview questions. Be sure to check out Dirty Looks’ Under the Stars program Wednesday … Continue reading



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Five on It with Author Michael Kimball

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Author of a novel told in suicide notes, Michael Kimball answers our quick-and-dirty interview questions. 1. What is the last song to which you listened? When I opened your email with this question in it, I was listening to Obadiah … Continue reading



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FIVE ON IT WITH ALEXANDER

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The self-proclaimed velvet voice of morose disco-soul, Alexander, answers our quick-and-dirty interview questions. 1. What’s the last song you listened to? The Party’s Over Now by Noel Coward. It’s my manifesto. 2. What did you want to be when you … Continue reading



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Abdul Dube

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Abdul Dube is a South African artist based in Århus, Denmark. He is a student of KaosPilot International, partner of Sideprojects, and creator of, among many others, the zine PHOTOstat. He is also a swell gentleman. 1. What’s the last … Continue reading



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Five On It with Weston Bingham and Richard Welch of East Village Boys (EVB)

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From the EVB site: EastVillageBoys.com is an independent New York-based online publication founded in 2008. Our carefully curated features and collaborations include the hottest new and undiscovered talent from around the world as well as the occasional notorious troublemaker, and … Continue reading



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