Calypso Editions Open Reading Period!

Calypso Editions wants to read your manuscripts! We’re a nonprofit literary press with a special interest in literature in translation and literature with an international perspective. Our upcoming reading period, from April 1 – June 20 2022, is open to...

Calypso Close Up: Anthony Bonds and The Moonflower King

We recently sat down with author Anthony Bonds, to talk about Anthony’s story, The Moonflower King. Here’s what he had to say. Calypso Editions: Can you tell me a little about yourself and your background? AB: I’m a graphic designer by trade, I currently run my...

Calypso Close-Up: “Killing Plato” Review

The poetry book, Killing Plato by Chantal Maillard and translated by Yvette Siegert, entails two poem sequences. The first poem, “Killing Plato” centers around a pedestrian who has been hit by a truck and is dying in the middle of the road. The narrator is retelling...

Calypso Editions will be at the North Park Book Fair!

Yeah, you heard it right! Calypso Editions will be at the North Park Book Fair! Join us on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 10AM to 5PM (PDT) at North Park Way between 29th St. and Ray St. for free events and activities fun for all ages.  Put together by the amazing teams...

Calypso Close-Up: Jeffrey Thomas Leong

Jeffrey Thomas Leong is a poet, writer, and translator who earned his MFA in Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. While earning his degree, Leong began a project to translate poems found etched into the walls of the Angel Island Immigration Station. These...