Bessáby Daphne Gottlieb

The first in our chapbook series,áBessáby Daphne Gottlieb is the story of a girl lost in the labyrinth of addiction in the Tenderloin in San Francisco, and the case worker who must go in after her.

Presented with a letterpress cover and color illustrations by Austin Carder.

Price: $6.00

Past Issues

spolia1 Issue 1 | Ballets Russes

Our tribute to the travel, music, art, and spirit of collaboration that was the Ballets Russes in the early 20th century. Our debut spans from Russia to Kosovo to San Francisco to the afterlife. It is a colorful issue filled with art and love, and it can be purchased at any price you name.á

with contributions byŚ

Daphne Gottlieb, Peter Vermeersch, Mikhail Shishkin, Leah Triplett, Lightsey Darst, Olivia Cronk, and more.

Price: Pay What You Wish
blackmagic Issue 2 | Black Magic

Our contributors get witchy with a literary examination of the hidden, the mystical, and the unknown. From witch trials to ghost stories to a conjuring poem, we plunge into the underworld and return with gifts for our readers.

with contributions byŚ

Megan Abbott, Daphne Gottlieb, Mia Gallagher,áLu Xun, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Ella Maillart, Upendranath Ashk, and more.

Price: $5.00

Issue 3 | Casanova

The famous Venetian writer/spy/freemason/traveler/lover serves as the inspiration for a sex-filled romp of an issue. We travel to Venice with Goethe (and some of his dirty companions), to Slovenia with Ivan Cankar, to Ireland with Eimear McBride, and into Casanova's exile with Stefany Anne Golberg.

with contributions byŚ

Allen Grossman, Stefany Anne Golberg, Eimear McBride, Gary Amdahl, Paul Stubbs, and more.

Price: $5.00


Issue 4 | The Wife

Spolia goes domestic, if your domestic life happens to include international travel, messages from the beyond, and sex work. As our culture redefines marriage, our contributors investigate the wife's many possible routes into the future, as well as her history.

with contributions byŚ

Sarah Joseph, Medbh McGuckian, Laurenn McCubbin, Jessa Crispin, Arnon Grunberg, Kristina Marie Darling, and more.

Price: $5.00


Screen Shot 2013-07-22 at 12.17.48 PM Tarot Card Consultations with Spolia's Editor

A special reading combining astrology and tarot specifically designed for writers to help them get their projects back on track, or figure out what the next step in their career might be. (Standard readings, not writing-specific, also available.)
Price: $60 - 85