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New from Crisis Chronicles Press!
Crisis Chronicles Press is pleased to present Bookmobile: From the Library of Jesus Crisis, a new chapbook by Tennessee poet David S. Pointer, published on 23 March 2015. Bookmobile is 28 pages featuring 19 poems including "...
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I talk a lot about Crisis Chronicles Press , but I also sell other books here: www.amazon.com/shops/crisischronicles I
know there's a lot to hate about Amazon. But frankly, more than half
of our sales come through them. If not for Amazon, I wouldn't be ...
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Got this reminder, or affirmation, from Jim Lang in the mail today, the first day in well over a month that my lawn's been mostly snow free.
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cover photo by Steven B. Smith Crisis Chronicles Press is thrilled to announce the publication of Thunderclap Amen by Dianne Borsenik on 11 March 2015. The third release in our NineSense series of loaded nine poem chapbooks ...
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Crisis Chronicles Press publishes Bookmobile by David S. Pointer
Crisis Chronicles Press is pleased to present Bookmobile: From the Library of Jesus Crisis , a new chapbook by Tennessee poet David S. Pointer , published on 23 March 2015. Bookmobile is 28 pages featuring 19 poems including "Skin Tale," "Carefree Customers...
Crisis Chronicles Press is pleased to present Bookmobile: From the Library of Jesus Crisis, a new chapbook by Tennessee poet David S. Pointer, published on 23 March 2015. Bookmobile is 28 pages featuring 19 poems including "...
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Crisis Chronicles Press publishes Thunderclap Amen by Dianne Borsenik
cover photo by Steven B. Smith Crisis Chronicles Press is thrilled to announce the publication of Thunderclap Amen by Dianne Borsenik on 11 March 2015. The third release in our NineSense series of loaded nine poem chapbooks by authors whose work you need to...
cover photo by Steven B. Smith Crisis Chronicles Press is thrilled to announce the publication of Thunderclap Amen by Dianne Borsenik on 11 March 2015. The third release in our NineSense series of loaded nine poem chapbooks ...
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Rubicon: Words and Art Inspired by Oscar Wilde's De Profundis
I'm thrilled that my photo "Preacher in Prison" and my poem "A Wrinkle in Time" appear in this fine new book edited by Marie Lecrivain and published by Sybaritic Press.  Rubicon: Words and Art Inspired by Oscar Wilde's De Profundis is 170 pages, available i...
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Poet, editor, publisher
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  • Crisis Chronicles Press
    editor, publisher, 2008 - present
  • Lix & Kix Poetry Extravaganza
    event producer, co-host, 2008 - 2011
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Jesus Crisis
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poet, publisher at www.crisischronicles.com
Introduction
John Burroughs, a.k.a. Jesus Crisis, is a pacifist, poet, playwright, musician, composer, bibliophile, and seeker from Elyria, Ohio, who recently transplanted to Cleveland.

Co-founder (with Dianne Borsenik) of the monthly Lix and Kix Poetry Extravaganza and the annual winter wordfest known as Snoetry, John is also the founding editor and publisher for Crisis Chronicles Press and a regular contributor to the Cleveland Poetics and Ohio Poetry Association blogs. Since 2011 he has served as the OPA's webmaster pro tem.

John founded a loose association called Poets of Lorain County, under whose auspices he's hosted regular open mic and featured poet events at the Avon Lake Public Library and the Lorain Arts Council's 737 Gallery, as well as the PoetryElyria series at Jim's Coffeehouse and Diner, the Scott M. Duncan Photography studio and other venues.

John's work has appeared on stages in four states, as well as in numerous journals, and he is the author of several poetry chapbooks, including:

It Takes More Than Chance to Make Change (The Poet's Haven, 2013)

The Eater of the Absurd (NightBallet Press, 2012)

Barry Merry Baloney (Spare Change Press, 2012)

Water Works (Recycled Karma Press, 2012)

Electric Company (Writing Knights Press, 2011)

6/9: Improvisations in Dependence by Jesus Crisis (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2009)

Identity Crises by Doug Manson, JC and Bree (Green Panda Press, 2009)

Bloggerel by JC (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2008)

Follow his Crisis Blog - http://crisisblog.crisischronicles.com/ - to learn more.
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Marion, Ohio - Richwood, West Virginia - Lorain, Ohio - Elyria, Ohio - Grafton, Ohio