Review of Descent & Other Poems by Zino Asalor

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Zino Asalor reviews Descent & Other Poems I approached this collection as I do every book of poetry – with combined exhilaration and apprehension. One hardly knows what to expect from an encounter in which faces are not seen, in which one must navigate on the strength of voices alone. Timothy Ogene’s, in these 21 […]

The OZYMANDIAS EFFECT, poetry by Martina R. Newberry

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A video poem of the poem The Ozymandias Effect from Martina’s new book Never Completely Awake. Here is what Gerald Locklin says about the book. More praise can be found here. These poems are driven by a passion both sexual and scriptural through configurations of surrender to instinctive logic and imaginative opportunities. Nothing is lost upon her. She […]

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Praise for Never Completely AwakeThese poems are driven by a passion both sexual and scriptural through configurations of surrender to instinctive logic and imaginative opportunities. Nothing is lost upon her. She treats each moment of each scene as her raison d’etre: Devotion to the project of creative language. The collection or series is endlessly interesting. She is an […]

Submission update; reading suspended

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Dear writers: thank you for your interest in Deerbrook Editions. The reading of submissions is now suspended until further notice. The press has received so many submissions during the last period, and actually over the past couple of years, that the response time is quite slow right now, at least until all are reviewed and contact info […]

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Award winning writers

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Judith Skillman Judith Skillman is the recipient of an Eric Mathieu King Fund Award from the Academy of American Poets for her book Storm (Blue Begonia Press), a King County Arts Commission (KCAC) Publication Prize, Public Arts Grant, and Washington State Arts Commission Writer’s Fellowship. Two of her books were finalists for the Washington State Book Award (RED […]

Publishers of poetry, now of fiction, and non-fiction

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                Our garden is one of books. We plant seeds of intellect and harvest nourishment for culture. If you value art and culture then you are in a likely place to find something fruitful for the eye and mind. Our three graces might be but are not limited […]

Australian Book Review; Descent & Other Poems among 2016 Books of the Year

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This just in: On the ABR Website, if you scroll down about 3/4 of the way to Felicity Plunkett’s section, Timothy Ogene’s book is mentioned, with a link to the press blog: Nigerian-born Timothy Ogene’s Descent and Other Poems examines love, doubt, solitude and migration in attentive, luminous poems. Thank you Felicity Plunkett!  

November’s new title, Won’t Be Long

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Won’t Be Long Poems Short, Poems Shorter, Poems Shortest by Solonche, J. R. ISBN: 978-0-9975051-3-9 Paperback 5 x 7; 182 pages $18.00 A progression in verse by way of decreasing duration ie. length of lines and numbers of words -while the purport remains provocative, humorous, poignantly astute. Michael Meyerhofer praise for Won’t Be Long:  “Sweet Jesus, […]

Save the Monarch

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At City Hall, Portland, ME, Martin Steingesser presents his poem On Eagle Lake, and Save The Monarch petition card to raise awareness about chemicals like Roundup that are effecting he ecosystem, wildlife and water supply. A copy of the petition is posted here along with the performance video. There are other petitions you can sign on […]