Monthly Archives: December 2013

Farewell 2013!

This year has been quite the busy one here at CavanKerry.   Our highlights include: Published six new titles including first Memoir and second edition of The Waiting Room Reader. Donated 1,619 GiftBooks to twenty-four organizations including NJ Poetry Out Loud, … Continue reading

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The Rumpus reviews “door of thin skins”

The collection successfully creates lyrical holes in the middle of the narrative through which the reader can step, skipping over the more lurid parts of scene-making and character development in order to get to the heart of the matter. Visit … Continue reading

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This Season, Give to CavanKerry

“CavanKerry has distinguished itself as unique among American literary presses for its twofold mission: it is dedicated equally to the advancement of fine writing and to outreach programs that bring this art to communities.” –Molly Peacock Looking Towards 2014 Four new … Continue reading

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“Primary Lessons” on The Women’s Voice List

Congrats to Sarah Bracey White!  Primary Lessons was picked as a 2013 “Memoir We Love” by Women’s Voice for Change.

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“door of thin skins” reviewed in Rattle

The brilliance of door of thin skins lies not only in the narrative, but also in the way Shira Dentz stretches and fractures language, not just to report on damage, but toenact damage, trauma and the mind’s desperate attempt to become, then … Continue reading

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News And Events: Week of December 9th

News Shira Dentz, Grolier Poetry Book Shop, (6 Plympton St., Harvard Square Cambridge, Massachusetts) Tuesday, December 10th at 7PM Shira will be reading selections from her new book, door of thin skins Visit Grolier Poetry Book Shop for more info  

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“Primary Lessons” Reviewed by Vicki Hudson

The story presents well how young children learn to interact with their world based upon those decisions they make when small about how their world works and how to protect themselves from hurt. There is a great deal of hurt in … Continue reading

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#GivingTuesday is here! Give to CavanKerry!

Help us reach our GivingTuesday Goal: $2,250 for 250 books We want to donate two CavanKerry books to the libraries of 125 high schools participating in the New Jersey Poetry Out Loud program. What is Poetry Out Loud? A national … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of December 2

Events Sarah Bracey White, Chappaqua Public Library (195 South Greely Avenue, Chappaqua, NY) December 3rd at 7pm Sarah will be reading from her memoir, Primary Lessons Visit Chappaqua Library for more info Joseph O. Legaspi, Central Queens Library (89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, Queens, NY) … Continue reading

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Give to CavanKerry on GivingTuesday

What is GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. CavanKerry’s GivingTuesday Goal: $2,250 for 250 … Continue reading

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