Monthly Archives: March 2016

News and Events: Week of March 28th

Events Sarah Bracey White, Greenburgh Public Library (Elmsford, NY) Tuesday, March 29 at 7 pm. Sarah will be an inaugural speaker for series “Women and Culture” Teresa Carson, Fox and Crow (594 Palisade Ave, Jersey City, NJ) Tuesday, March 29th at 8pm … Continue reading

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Women’s Review of Books reviews “Esther”

“The twelve verse-chapters function seamlessly to move readers in literal and emotional time, just as chapters in a prose novel do. Visually appealing, two, three, four, and five-line stanzas give the page plenty of white space. Bernard understands that a clean, inviting text … Continue reading

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Book Press Release: Orphans

Orphans by Joan Cusack Handler ORPHANS (CavanKerry Press; March 2016; $18.00) is an indelible memoir in verse from award-winning poet and psychologist Joan Cusack Handler that explores the intertwined lives of a daughter and her two Irish immigrant parents. Using … Continue reading

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Loren Graham and Brent Newsom: 2016 Oklahoma Book Award Finalists

Congrats to Loren Graham (Places I Was Dreaming) and Brent Newsom (Love’s Labors) on being named 2016 Oklahoma Book Award Finalists in poetry! Finalists will be announced at the 27th Annual Oklahoma Book Awards on Saturday, April 9th.

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News and Events: Week of March 14th

Events Dawn Potter, Common Street Arts (Waterville, ME) Thursday, March 17th at 5:30pm Dawn is a featured reader in the Two Cent Talks: Waterville Reading Series Celia Bland, The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting (Cambridge, MA) Thursday-Sunday, March 17-20th Celie … Continue reading

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Adriana Páramo’s “My Mother’s Funeral” awarded 2015 Whirling Prize

“The memoir My Mother’s Funeral by Adriana Páramo and the poetry collection Sad Math by Sarah Freligh are winners of the latest contest, which invited writers across the nation to submit examples of the Bildungsroman, or coming-of-age, literary genre.” Read … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of March 7th

Events Dawn Potter Monday, March 7th at 8pm Dawn is a featured guest on NCTE poetry group’s Twitter chat Sarah Bracey White, Sumter County Public Library (Sumter, SC) Saturday, March 12th at 2pm Sarah will be at the Annual Local Authors’ Book … Continue reading

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