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Book Press Release: Eating Moors and Christians

Eating Moors and Christians poems by Sandra M. Castillo Straddling two worlds—Cuba before and during its revolution and Miami among its post-flight diaspora—Sandra M. Castillo’s collection of poems, EATING MOORS AND CHRISTIANS (CavanKerry Press; April 2016; $16.00) probes the complicated convergence … Continue reading

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Book Press Release: Tornadoesque

Tornadoesque poems by Donald Platt Donald Platt’s fifth volume of poetry, Tornadoesque (CavanKerry Press; May 2016; $18.00), takes a candid look at the aftermath left by the inevitable storms—real and emotional—that life places in our paths. In expansive lyrics, many written in this … 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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Book Press Release: The Baby Book

The Baby Book Poems by Robin Silbergleid With raw candor and lyric poignancy, Robin Silbergleid transforms the psychological and physical pain of a journey through infertility into transcendent poetry in THE BABY BOOK (CavanKerry Press; November 2015; $16.00, paperback). Silbergleid decided … Continue reading

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Book Press Release: Only So Far

Only So Far Poems by Robert Cording ONLY SO FAR (CavanKerry Press; October 2015; $16.00, paperback), the eighth collection of poems from Robert Cording, once more probes what Baron Wormser has identified in this poet’s work as “the rich borderland between … Continue reading

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Book Press Release: Unidentified Sighing Objects

Unidentified Sighing Objects  Poems by Baron Wormser In his tenth collection of poems, UNIDENTIFIED SIGHING OBJECTS (CavanKerry Press; September 2015; $16.00, paperback), Baron Wormser continues a poetic journey begun more than three decades ago—a journey that has traversed the quotidian and … Continue reading

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Book Press Release: Esther

ESTHER A Novel in Verse by Pam Bernard Fusing a poet’s voice with a novelist’s narrative craft, Pam Bernard’s ESTHER, is an affecting novel-in-verse that tells the harrowing and transcendent story of a young woman’s struggle against violence and loneliness. … Continue reading

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Book Press Release: Love’s Labors

LOVE’S LABORS Poems by Brent Newsom   Like interconnecting stories that form a novel, the poems in Brent Newsom’s debut collection, LOVE’S LABORS, coalesce into a narrative of an indelible place and its people. A southern community marked by family, work, … Continue reading

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Book Press Release: Places I Was Dreaming

  PLACES I WAS DREAMING Poems by Loren Graham A singular childhood experience—rural, poor, often precarious—is at the center of PLACES I WAS DREAMING (CavanKerry Press; February 2015; $16.00, paperback), an autobiographical sequence of poems by Loren Graham. And yet, … Continue reading

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Book Press Release: Misery Islands

Misery Islands Poems by January Gill O’Neil  In her second collection of poems, MISERY ISLANDS , Paterson Poetry Prize finalist January Gill O’Neil probes the rocky landscapes of family and marriage, as well as the struggle to get by in … Continue reading

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