Libertines in the Ante-Room of Love:
Poets on Punk
Edited by Jamie Townsend
and Grant Kerber
Published June 5th, 2019
Libertines in the Ante-Room of Love: Poets on Punk is a collection of essays, poems and visual mediums touching on the intersection of punk culture in the lives of poets. Edited by Jamie Townsend and Grant Kerber, the volume contains contributions from a collection of poets spanning generations, identities, ethnicities and backgrounds. Highlighting formative moments as well as the culture’s shortcomings, this well-rounded collection takes a critical look at how deeply counter-culture can infiltrate our lives and the effects that brings about.
Once printing costs are recovered, 100% of the proceeds from this book will be donated to West Oakland Punks With Lunch. Punks with Lunch is a guerilla not-for-profit harm reduction outreach organization providing food and other necessities to people experiencing homelessness. Learn more about them and how you can contribute at the link above.
A free PDF is available below. If you’re using this digital edition, please consider donating to West Oakland Punks with Lunch, Alameda County Community Food Bank, or a local charity of your choosing.