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Poems and Verse Tyler Knott Gregson's Poetry Cracks Best-Seller Lists
Posted by LostInTranslation on Friday, September 19, 2014 (12:13:54)

The first collection of Mr. Gregson's poetry is hitting best-seller lists. "Chasers of the Light: Poems from the Typewriter Series," published this month by Penguin Random House's Perigee imprint, recently reached No. 4 on the Chicago Tribune's hardcover nonfiction list and No. 9 on The Wall Street Journal's. According to the publisher, there are 50,000 copies in print, with more in the works. Soon, the book will be sold at the women's clothing chain, Anthropologie.CLICK HERE for full story!

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Reviews Berkeley scholar offers revisioning of traditional holy days prayers, practices
Posted by RZS on Friday, September 19, 2014 (03:32:21)

Poetry News: ... There is no mention of God in Marcia Falk’s new book, “The Days Between: Blessings, Poems, and Directions of the Heart for the Jewish High Holiday Season.”

The book is a counterpart to the Berkeley-based author, poet and scholar’s “The Book of Blessings,” which has become a staple in progressive congregations worldwide. ...

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Reviews Review: 'Voices' draws attention to black poets
Posted by RZS on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (05:20:58)

Poetry News: ... - the main literary outlet for black authors and poets of the time - "Voices" covers the gamut of African-American poetry from 1827 to 1899: odes to freedom and condemnation of slavery, celebrations of life and love, calls to religion and politics, ...

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Reviews Aimless Love, Reader and Poetry by Billy Collins
Posted by RZS on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (05:13:28)

I love the poems of Billy Collins. Quiet and intimate, they are like sharing your thoughts with your spouse or lover when both of you are feeling happy and have nothing to do.



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Reviews Book review: Sailing The Forest: Selected Poems
Posted by RZS on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (02:15:34)

Robertson begins with New Gravity from A Painted Field. It has the intimacy and coldness one associates with his poetry, its riddling, wry eyebrow ("Under the oak, the fallen leaves / are pieces of the tree's jigsaw"), its fierce clarity and precise ...

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News in Poetry A Floating Library on the Hudson
Posted by zhaul on Friday, September 12, 2014 (21:38:29)

Poetry News: ... to a larger, conventional library, the collection is varied, filling crates stacked on their sides with novels, poetry, art and music books, manifestos, and more. Texts by Milan Kundera, Patti Smith, John Yau, Slavoj A1 2iA3 4ek, Tony Fletcher, and ...

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News in Poetry Poetry that Transforms Mindsets Compiled in New Xulon Book
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 (22:12:39)

Within his new book, The Narrow Way Home: A Collection of Thought Provoking Poems, ($16.99, paperback, 9781628395563; $8.99, e-book, 9781628395570) Randolph Foltz shares with readers a refreshing perspective on daily matters, stemming from a lifetime of insight. Link!

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News in Poetry Dillon publishes new book of haiku
Posted by zhaul on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 (17:50:56)

Poetry News:

"As We Are Known," from Bellowing Ark Press, follows three other books of his poetry published by the same press since 2003. In 2003, Red Moon Press published a book of his haiku.



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News in Poetry SBPRA is Pleased to Announce the Release of its Newest Title...
Posted by chameleon on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 (13:28:19)

Author Jean Pluess-England shares the poetry that flowed directly from her heart and helped her find comfort through the grief of suddenly losing her parents. According to the author: "My inspiration for writing "Dedicated Poems to Our Loved Ones in Heaven" was due to my parents passing away suddenly.

Read the book announcement at PRWeb!


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News in Poetry New book 'Entre Deux Eux' is collection of inspired poetry
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 (22:06:21)

CAMBRIDGE, England – Author Andrew Zolnai has written a collection of poetry in his new book, “Entre deux Eaux” (published by Xlibris UK). This collection of poems shows the author’s great passion for poetry and how it enabled him to wade between his French and Hungarian heritage.Link!

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News in Poetry The poems reveal an impressive intensity of experience
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 (22:05:22)

In this poetry collection we notice fine examples of impressive lyricism and true feeling. The poems are remarkable due to beautiful images and graceful expression.Link!

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News in Poetry Sumter, SC Author Publishes Collection of Poetry and Short Stories
Posted by chameleon on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 (11:29:27)

Poetry News: September 9, 2014 - "Straight from My Heart," a collection of poems and short stories by Teresa O'Neal Seebeck, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. To quote the author, "Life made me do it! For anyone who reads the pages of 'Straight from My Heart,' may it bring them a smile, or laughter, a fond memory, a warm peaceful feeling, a brief escape from a too hectic day, or maybe even a tear that has been held back too long." Most assuredly, this compilation will form a connection encouraging the reader to reminiscence about their past.

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News in Poetry Tygertygers New Book.
Posted by zhaul on Monday, September 08, 2014 (21:45:14)

Tygertyger member Peter Dome has a new book published. His first book and worth a look.

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Reviews Atwood combines realism and folkloric in 'Stone Mattress,' new collection of tal
Posted by chameleon on Monday, September 08, 2014 (11:43:06)

Margaret Atwood is a literary icon, and her latest book steps out into new territory. This review/interview at Weyburn Review explores both the book and the writer's views in depth. A great read! ...

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News in Poetry New book captures essence of growing up
Posted by Essex68 on Monday, September 08, 2014 (09:32:09)

In his new book titled "On Being Sixteen" , author Steve Paalz shows his passion for poetry while exhibiting all the thoughts, fears and anxieties of a sixteen year old boy. " On Being Sixteen " is a collection of poems written by a teenage author about growing up and what it means to be a teenager in the ever-changing modern world.

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Reviews Book Review: Poetry in Motion
Posted by chameleon on Sunday, September 07, 2014 (06:50:05)

Meet an emerging poet from Uganda, Ivan Mulumba, in this in-depth review from the Sunday Monitor.

The first time I saw the title of the book, it evoked in my mind an image of graceful movement. Poetry In Motion is an eclectic collection of 49 poems grouped in five parts, each devoted to a particular theme.

A poet's view of society's dynamics!


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News in Poetry Lynne Proctor Sancken's new book unravels beauty of 'The Midwest'
Posted by chameleon on Saturday, September 06, 2014 (14:56:04)

Author Lynne Proctor Sancken has been writing poems since the age of eight. Publishing her poems has been a bucket-list dream for some time now and finally, with the release of her poetry book, she can finally share them with the reading public. Her poetry is highly personal, with a mix of haiku and other forms. Self-published through XLibris

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News in Poetry Changing face of Blackburn subject of many poems by writer Mark Ward
Posted by Ozymandias on Saturday, September 06, 2014 (00:37:56)

A POET who takes his inspiration from the dramatically changing face of Blackburn is launching a new collection of his work. Mark Ward, who grew up in the Revidge area of the town, is already close to poetic inspiration in his job, as he works at Dove Cottage in the Lakeland village of Grasmere. Link!

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News in Poetry One of a 'Kind'
Posted by zhaul on Friday, September 05, 2014 (06:32:40)

Poetry News: ... and a heightened consciousness of one's surroundings." The concept of death is certainly not a new exploration in poetry. However, as one faces death, their contemplation becomes all the more thought provoking for the living. The theme while dim, ...

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News in Poetry Ramona Cugnini Pens Collection of Poems in Loveknots to Lariats
Posted by Ozymandias on Friday, September 05, 2014 (01:28:05)

Written over a period of 50 years, the new book of poetry by Ramona Cugnini, "Loveknots to Lariats" (published by iUniverse), makes use of a wide range of themes including love, life and cowboys. Cugnini's poetry collection is divided into six sections, progressing in theme from love to cowboy poetry - alluding to the title of the book.Link!

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News in Poetry Books to Watch Out For: September
Posted by Essex68 on Thursday, September 04, 2014 (08:36:39)

Some interesting new releases to look out for this September.In Lerner's first novel, " Leaving the Atocha Station " (2011), a young American living in Madrid on a poetry fellowship confronts the disconnect between his desire to make art and his strong suspicion of his own fraudulence and ...

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News in Poetry Author Patricia Peterson's new book reveals encouraging poems
Posted by Essex68 on Wednesday, September 03, 2014 (08:30:58)

Poetry News: The art of poetry and its effect that allows for the purification and purgation of emotions to the extent of healing and renewal has always been a part of author Patricia Peterson 's life.

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News in Poetry Childrena s poems by Nick Cannon due in March
Posted by Essex68 on Tuesday, September 02, 2014 (18:44:58)

Poetry News: ... will feature black-and-white illustrations from several street artists and will reflect Cannon's desire to combine poetry and hip-hop. Cannon said in a statement issued through Scholastic that he has been writing poems and stories since he was 8. ...

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Current Poetic Events Emanuel Zevallos Shares His Story Through Upcoming Book Launch of '25 Catholic M
Posted by Essex68 on Tuesday, September 02, 2014 (16:38:04)

Poetry News: ... The full story behind the book is interesting in its own right. From the time Emanuel was a very young man, he wrote poetry that included serious inquiries about the nature of God and the universe. His family misunderstood the nature of his poetry ...

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News in Poetry Dream Theories Discussed in Rita Hawi's New Book
Posted by Essex68 on Monday, September 01, 2014 (09:52:37)

Poetry News: ... now lives in Israel. She works with diamonds and gemstones because she enjoys the energies of stones. She won several poetry contests and a song writing contest. Her first poem, "My Evening Walk," came from a dream. Trafford Publishing, an Author ...

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