Meyerhofer review of Won’t Be Long

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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

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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

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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 […]

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 […]