Forthcoming title by Maine author

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Available soon. Where You Happen To Be by Leonore Hildebrandt. Check out the flip-thru preview and read a few poems. //e.issuu.com/embed.html#9201165/59785547 Praise for Where You Happen to Be from Dawn Potter: In Where You Happen to Be , Leonore Hildebrandt writes of “discern[ing] layers / of sound and scent,” of probing “the human dilemma / […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Back list highlights, 2015-16

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The vernal equinox is a day away.Yeah. 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 […]