Meyerhofer review of Won’t Be Long

Share

This is honestly one of the best and most enjoyable books of poetry I’ve ever read — Michael Meyerhofer on February 13, 2017   As someone who cut his teeth on “eastern” verse, I’m no stranger to shorter poems. I’ve often heard it said that less time on stage means less can go wrong, i.e. […]

Descent & Other Poems receives 2017 Luschei Prize Honorable Mention

Share

We received notice from Kwame Dawes:” I would like to thank you for submitting your exciting new Deerbrook Editions book Descent & Other Poems by Timothy Ogene for the 2017 Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry, which judge John Keene noted as an honorable mention in the contest.” Of Ogene’s book, John Keene had this to say: “Timothy Ogene’s […]

Midwest Review of Kafka’s Shadow on Reviewer’s Bookwatch

Share

MBR: Reviewer’s Bookwatch- Grace’s Bookshelf The link should go to Grace’s Bookshelf and the review of Kafka’s Shadow, but it is the second review on Grace’s shelf. Here is the text as it appears. Kafka’s Shadow Judith Skillman www.judithskillman.com Deerbooke Editions 9780997505146 $16.95 68 pages I opened the book and thought I’d read one poem […]

Opening poem, Never Completely Awake

Share

From  Never Completely Awake  by Martina Reisz Newberry Beautiful                   for my Aunt Jan who is . . .   Beautiful isn’t it, the way some beaches are sand and some are small, smooth rocks and Beautiful the way the water bends like molten silver when the weather is hot and it’s late in the […]

Back list highlights, 2015-16

Share

Happy New Year. Deerbrook Editions wants to remind readers/ visitors of the many recent books available from the past two years. A bakers dozen! Twenty-fifteen was another year the press added nine new titles. The group, which makes twenty three to date, included a few of the press’s acclaimed and award winning authors. Most author […]

never-completely-cover
to one who bends my time cov grab
Lesser Eternities cov
Archaeology cov grab
from Underground cov grab
Chrysopylae cov grab
Combed by Crows
Kafka's Shadow cov

New books

Share

                available now Siegel knows how to go for the small specific details that illuminate even the darkest subjects.                 —Maxine Kumin Available now Jim Glenn Thatcher’s mystical, yet earthy poems are among the most moving I’ve encountered.  —Don Williams, writer, […]

Submission update; reading suspended

Share

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 […]

pic120
pic197
MimiWhitephoto-copy
Judith smiles
Dawn_2014

Award winning writers

Share

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

Share

                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 […]

Pushcart nominations 2017

Share

The six nominations for the Pushcart Prize. Wish we could do more. What I would Give Up by Joan I Siegel, from her book Archaeology. Kafka’s Thistle by Judith Skillman, from Kafka’s Shadow. Upon Hearing that Bread is the Way Sun Enters the Body by Dennis Camire, from Combed by Crows. Lighting a Charcoal Grill […]