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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As we roll into October, another fine autumn month of transition from outdoors to slightly more indoor activity, Deerbrook Editions wants to remind readers/ visitors of the many recent books available from the past couple of years. Twenty-fifteen was another year the press added nine new titles. The group included a few of the presses […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!