Three Poet Laureates will be at a benefit to support the Poetry Society of New Hampshire’s Walter Butts Poet Laureate Fund, at The New London Inn, Sargent Room, New London, N.H. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Dear writers: thank you for your interest in Deerbrook Editions. Please see the page titled submission guide in the site index for details. The submission period is now Aug 1st to Oct 31st. The press has received so many submissions during the past months, and actually over the past year and a half, that the response […]
Stuart Kestenbaum named Maine’s 5th Poet Laureate. Stuart has been promoting poetry for years reading at Haystack, and wherever he goes, not to mention a life of devotion to art and the humanities. His service to artists and the school of Haystack as director included almost daily reading of other poets, often Maine poets, taking […]
In her tanka collection The World Disguised as This One, Mimi White writes with an exquisite sense of diction and rhythm, choosing and placing every word the way a painter chooses each hue and places every brushstroke. This results in poems that are quiet yet forceful, delicately precise yet immensely powerful. With the sure hand […]
Dawn Potter, author of The Conversation: Learning to Be a Poet, Dawn is the author or editor of seven books of prose and poetry. Same Old Story, her most recent poetry collection, is a nominee for the 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry. Her memoir, Tracing Paradise: Two Years in Harmony with John Milton, won the 2010 Maine Literary Award […]
Martin Steingesser reads, performs, and teaches in Maine. For many of us he is a legend going back to the eighties when he performed on stilts at places like the Maine Festival. Here is a poem from Martin’s new book Yellow Horses called “Blue Poem, for Adam,” and a video of a performance of this poem. […]
I am excited about a new book of poetry by Timothy Ogene that is in the works at Deerbrook Editions. Read what Ruth Lepson says about his work: Where did he come from, Timothy Ogene? From Nigeria, from even poorer Liberia, from Texas, from Oxford, now Boston. But look for him in the future, where […]