Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Small Press #18: Impassio, home of fragmentary writing

Impassio is a literary press publishing a variety of fragmentary writings and a mix of genres, including journals, diaries, notebooks; letters; aphorisms; and short prose pieces.

Olivia Dresher, Impassio’s founder, editor and publisher, has been reading, writing, and collecting fragmentary writing for more than 30 years. She founded the Diaries, Journals, and Notebooks Collection for the library at the Richard Hugo House literary center in Seattle, and is editor of two anthologies: In Pieces: An Anthology of Fragmentary Writing and (with Victor Muñoz) Darkness and Light: Private Writing as Art. She is also director of the Life Writing Connection and the founder and editor of an online magazine of fragmentary writing, FragLit.

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