3: A Taos Press is an independent publisher committed to fostering and honoring the work of writers of all cultures. We make these promises to our authors:  We will treat each writer with honesty, respect, and creative encouragement.  We will ensure that each book represents the ideals of its author in an artful and distinct way.  We will bring each manuscript to publication in a thoughtful manner as a work to be read once — and then again. The publisher is pleased to host readings, book signings, workshops, and ekphrasis events throughout the year across the United States featuring its list of contributors. At this time, the editors are concentrating on the genre of poetry.  Manuscript submissions are by invitation only. Collecting Life: Poets on Objects Known and Imagined - Madelyn Garner and Andrea Watson offer an intriguing glimpse into the anthropology of collecting— what people love, value, and even obsess about in the passionate world of collecting.  This fascinating anthology offers poems by emerging and established writers, including Denise Duhamel, Kimiko Hahn, Jane Hirshfield, Pattiann Rogers, David Trinidad, Christopher Buckley, Jonathan Rice, and Gary Young. An introduction by Bill Brown, Karla Scherer Distinguished Service Professor in American Culture at the University of Chicago, a leading expert on the practice and art of collecting, provides crucial insights into the transformative nature of collecting through the singular lens of poetics. Collecting Life is a must-read for writers, artists, collectors, and educators. 3: A Taos Press PO Box 370627 Denver, CO 80237 - 3taospress (at) gmail (dot) com