How to Publish Your Poetry – Some Advice.

On Publishing Poetry

Though the focus of this article is on poets & poetry, many of the tips below are appropriate for writers of fiction and nonfiction as well. Where should I publish my poems? Finding the right places to submit your can be tricky. Here’s where to look. Poet’s Market My best suggestion for locating publishers is […]

David Handley’s interview with Author Alex Preston

Alex Preston Books

Alex Preston was born in Worthing, West Sussex in 1979. He is the author of two critically acclaimed novels, 2010′s This Bleeding City, and The Revelations which was released in 2012. As well as his work as a novelist, Preston writes and reviews for a number of publications; The Guardian in England, and a magazine […]

Love in the no-land space between two cultures: an interview with Zlatko Anguelov

Zlatko Anguelov

Jasmina Tacheva talks with Bulgarian-American author Zlatko Anguelov about his newest book, Erotic Memories (2012), and the ideas of love, devotion, harmony and memory on the border between two cultures. Zlatko Anguelov, born 1946 in Varna, Bulgaria, is a Bulgarian-American writer, a Canadian and American citizen who lived for 21 years in North America, and […]

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New children’s book release!
Lulu Looks for Love by Katie Pfeiffer

Lulu Looks for Love - Katie Pfeiffer

Katie Pfeiffer’s new children’s book, Lulu Looks for Love, has just been published. Lulu the cow is lonely. With a cat as a guide, she searches the world for love, in all sorts of fascinating places. But she just can’t seem to find it – until she looks in the most unexpected place of all. […]

A “lost” Jack Kerouac letter found . . . and “lost” again.

Kerouac - The Sea is My Brother

In the U.K. edition of Jack Kerouac’s 1945 novel, The Sea Is My Brother (Penguin 2011), there is an addendum of material meant to represent Jack Kerouac’s formative writing experience during the early to mid-1940s. The thrust of this formative experience, according to this added text, hinged on Kerouac’s sporadic friendship with Sebastian Sampas. Never mind […]

Kerouac & An American Marriage

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(an excerpt from a work-in-progress) In January 1945, Jack Kerouac set out to write his Great American Novel. His newly-drafted notes embraced the activities of the last four years and scaffolded the events up to, during and after his hastily-arranged marriage to Edie Parker on August 22, 1944. He titled this new tome An American […]

New Poetry – Living on the Slopes of Volcano Mountain: Poem Collection of Ali Salehi

ali salehi - poems

Ali Salehi’s collection of poems, Living on the Slopes of Volcano Mountain, has just been published. This book, the poet’s first in the English language, includes poems written since 1994. Many of the poems have been selected by the poet from amongst his works published in Persian literature journals and websites. Others are published here […]

Are There Any Good Unpublished Kerouac Books Left?

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With the glut of books that thankfully made our way in the past 20 years or so, we now have (probably) just as many posthumous titles as those Kerouac published in his lifetime. These have added exponentially to our understanding toward what Kerouac achieved in his own right as an American writer. However, there is […]

‘The Suffering and Celebration of Life in America’ Book & Movie

The Suffering and Celebration of Life in America

Amy and Shane Bugbee went on the road for a low-budget, year-long exploration of the people and places of America. The result is their book, The Suffering and Celebration of Life in America and the accompanying film, Politics, Art, Religion, and Revolution. Both will be released on January 21, 2013. The Suffering and Celebration of […]

New Poetry Collection: Visions of the Drowning Man by Dee Sunshine

Visions of the Drowning Man by Dee Rimbaud

Dee Sunshine’s third poetry collection, “Visions Of The Drowning Man”, has recently been published. What other writers are saying about the book: “His work reminds me of Blake’s proverb about the road to excess leading to the palace of wisdom”. D.M. Thomas “Dee Sunshine is the poetic equivalent of Hieronymous Bosch”. Des Dillon “Replete with […]