The End/Beginning

This post shall be the last of this blog. It hasn’t really been used much, and pretty soon we’ll shut it down for good. City of Recovery Press long since moved to its own website ( and now it has become Beatdom Books (

Artist Wanted

CoRP is seeking an artist to work with us on the covers of several forthcoming books. Please e-mail David S. Wills at editor [at] beatdom [dot] com if you are interested.

Zoning Cover

Spencer Kansa’s novel, Zoning, is set to be released by CoRP in 2011. Here’s a first look at its cover, replete with endorsement by the late, great William S. Burroughs:

The Burroughs quote says: “Zoning reads like an urban Céline.

Spencer Kansa

Beatdom contributor Spencer Kansa is all set to release his long awaited novel, Zoning, with City of Recovery Press. Zoning will hopefully be released next year.

In a few week you’ll be able to read his newest work, a biography of Marjorie Cameron, called Wormwood Star. Here’s the cover:

For more information about Spencer or his work, visit his fantastic website:


In preparation for the next six months of frenetic activity, City of Recovery Press is trying to build up its web presence. Our awesome new website can be found at

We also have a Twitter page and a Facebook page:

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Beatdom #7

The new Beatdom is now available. As usual, it’s free to download or available in print for a reasonable fee. Check out for more details.

This issue is a music-themed one and features essays about Hunter S. Thompson, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs and their musical influences. We also look at Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Patti Smith, David Bowie and their relationships with literature.

To buy the magazine, please take a look at the brand new CoRP store.

New Website

CoRP finally has a new website! After a long wait, we’ve uploaded the brand new, with our own CoRP store for purchasing our books and magazines.

You’ll be able to purchase the first issue of Beatdom #7, which is released tomorrow.

The Clinic in Korea

CoRP’s first ever book, The Clinic and Other Poems by Kyle Chase, has made it all the way to Korea!

After selling well in and around his home town and across America, Chase’s chapbook is now on sale at Buy the Book cafe and bookstore in Daegu, South Korea. To purchase a copy (in Korea) please visit Buy the Book, or contact Daegu Books for details.

If you’re in the US or the United Kingdom, please contact the staff at for details.

New Website

Pretty soon there will be a brand new Our currently website is still working, but until the new one is finished, please check here for your regular CoRP updates.

New CoRP Book!

City of Recovery Press is proud to announce its first ever book! The Clinic and Other Poems, by Kyle Chase, is a wonderful collection of poetry by Beatdom’s resident poet.

The book is available as a chapbook throughout bookstores in Minnesota, and can be ordered from the publisher via e-mail.

Each chapbook costs $2 plus post & packaging.


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