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The ebook series at the Lesbian Poetry Archive publishes electronic edition of out of print books and chapbooks by lesbian authors. All ebooks are .pdf files and available for download. They are also rendered at the Lesbian Poetry Archive using issuu.

The first ebook in the series is Minnie Bruce Pratt's The Sound of One Fork. First published in 1981, The Sound of One Fork is available with a new foreword by the author and editorial notes. Click here to read The Sound of One Fork by Minnie Bruce Pratt. (Published September 2011.)
An excerpt from Pratt's foreword was featured as an article at Poetry Foundation. You can read it here: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/article/243180

The second ebook in the series is Two Chapbooks by Stephania Byrd. Byrd published 25 Years of Malcontent in 1976 with the small publisher Good Gay Poets and self-published A Distant Footstep on the Plain in 1981. Both chapbooks are reproduced in this edition with an introduction by Julie R. Enszer and an afterword by Byrd. Click here to read Two Chapbooks by Stephania Byrd. (Published March 2012.)
Ms. Magazine's blog featured the publication of Two Chapbooks. You can read it here: http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2012/02/24/black-herstory-a-poetic-call-...
Harriet, the blog of the Poetry Foundation, highlighted the Ms. blog here: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2012/03/ms-magazine-on-stephania...
Huffington Post feature on Two Chapbooks: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/julie-r-enszer/gone-but-not-forgotten-th_b...
Lambda Literary on Two Chapbooks: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/features/03/12/the-lesbian-poetry-archive-...

The third ebook in the series is it's like this by doris davenport. davenport published it's like this in 1981; the complete chapbook is now available with a new foreword by the author, an afterword by Lesbian Poetry Archive curator, Julie R. Enszer, and a collection of images from iconic lesbian-feminist journals. Click here to read it's like this by doris davenport. (Published September 2013.)
Huffington Post feature on it's like this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/julie-r-enszer/doris-davenport-its-like-th...
Interview with doris davenport at The Feminist Wire: http://thefeministwire.com/2013/09/its-like-this-an-interview-with-doris...