Bandit Queen Press is a movement paying tribute to the word publishing : to make public; and to creative sovereignty.
BWIE: When did you start Bandit Queen Press?
BGOM: I started Bandit Queen Press in 2007 after I wrote a collection of poetry entitled The Organist’s Daughter. Having many years experience in New York City publishing, I knew that I wanted to shepherd my book through every stage of the production: from conceiving, writing, printing, promoting to distribution. This I felt, would maintain the integrity of the book.
BWIE: What is the essence of Bandit Queen Press?
BGOM: Combining my words with what I believe to be the souls of trees: paper; I created literal works of art that honor the integral energy in the experience of creation. Each book becomes a virtual call and response between its contents and materials available.
BWIE: What is Bandit Queen Press’ vision?
BGOM: My vision for Bandit Queen Press is to continue to explore the role of myself as the autodidactic creator.
A bandit queen press publication inspires time: sometimes being creative means being bandit!
Money: it matters not what one’s resources are. Creativity is limitless.
and dreams: realize your dream!
Bandit Queen Press means live life beyond survival mode.
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Has poetry changed your life? If so, how?