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

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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

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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

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The Ides of December. Deerbrook Editions wants to remind readers/ visitors of the many recent books available from the past two of 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. […]

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 […]

Pushcart nominations 2017

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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 […]

Reviews of new titles

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May 2017 Exemplars: Poetry Reviews by Grace Cavalieri, reviews Kafka’s Shadow in Washington Independent Review of Books Recent title Wars Don’t Happen Anymore on American Life in Poetry    OFF RADAR: Dennis Camire’s riotous poetry A review in Black Elephant Literary Review of Never Completely Awake by Martina Newberry. A review of Kafka’s Shadow by […]