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  • Paterson Light and Shadow Reviewed at Poetry Spoken Here

    Paterson Light and Shadow Reviewed at Poetry Spoken Here

    Poetry Spoken Here host Charlie Rossiter reviewed Paterson Light and Shadow in Episode #48 of his podcast. You can listen to the full review here. This collection of poems by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and photographs by Mark Hillringhouse pay homage to the history and changing landscape of Paterson, New Jersey. As Rossiter observes in his review, Gillan’s poems “gain power as they play off each other and Hillbringhouse’s superb photographs.” For more information on this beautiful collaborative work that is Paterson Light and Shadow, see the full description. Read more…

  • Mark Cox’s Poem “Alcohol” Featured at Poetry Daily

    Mark Cox’s Poem “Alcohol” Featured at Poetry Daily

    Exciting news! Mark Cox’s Sorrow Bread: Poems 1984-2015 is featured on Poetry Daily today. “Alcohol” is the featured poem, and this intensely moving poem grabs you, wraps itself around you, and doesn’t let go. It begins, “In this faded family photo— / Horton, Kansas, ’36— / they are just two farmhands in overalls.” Go to poems.com to read it in full. Read more…

  • The Silver Baron’s Wife a Finalist in Two Contests

    The Silver Baron’s Wife a Finalist in Two Contests

    Donna Baier Stein’s novel The Silver Baron’s Wife was a finalist for both general fiction and historical fiction in the 2016 Forward INDIES competition and a finalist for the 2017 Paterson Fiction Prize. Read more…

  • In a Vertigo of Silence a 2015 Best Indie Book

    In a Vertigo of Silence a 2015 Best Indie Book

    The editors of Kirkus Reviews have selected Miriam Polli’s In A Vertigo of Silence as a Best Indie Books of 2015. Read more…

  • Recognition for Donna Baier Stein’s Sympathetic People

    Recognition for Donna Baier Stein’s Sympathetic People

    Sympathetic People was named one of four finalists in the 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Short Fiction category, and the book’s cover by Allen Mohr was also selected as a finalist for cover design. Read more…

  • Pushcart Prize Nominations

    Pushcart Prize Nominations

    Four selections from our books have been nominated for the 2015 edition of The Pushcart Prize: Edward R., “Welcome to Hell” from Letters to My Younger Self and three from Runnin’ Around: The Serving House Book of Infidelity—R.A. Rycraft, “Keeping Tabs”; Dennis Bormann, “Fishhawk”; and Roisin McLean, “Cleavage. Read more…

  • Recognition for Rick Mulkey’s Ravenous

    Recognition for Rick Mulkey’s Ravenous

    Poetry Daily featured Rick Mulkey’s poem “Blind-Sided” from his collection Ravenous on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Read more…

  • Recognition for Letters to My Younger Self

    Recognition for Letters to My Younger Self

    Letters to My Younger Self, edited by Jayne Thompson and Emily DeFreitas, has been selected as the common text for all entering freshmen at Widener University. The book was the subject of an hour-long broadcast on NPR that includes readings by the contributors and two newspaper columns, one in The Philadelphia Inquirer and one in the Delaware County Times. Read more…