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Posted on June 11, 2009

Something to Exchange coverSomething to Exchange

Poetry by Celia Gilbert

BlazeVOX, April 2009

ISBN-10: 193540234X

ISBN-13: 978-1935402343

Paperback: 86pp; $16.00

The latest collection of poetry by Celia Gilbert which features work on the natural world, as well as focusing on family.


The Evolution of Shadows coverThe Evolution of Shadows

Novel by Jason Quinn Malott

Unbridled Books, October 2009

ISBN-13: 978-1932961843

Paperback:253pp; $14.95

From back cover: In July 1995, a charismatic American news photographer, Gray Banick, disappeared into the Bosnian war zone. Now, almost 5 years later, going on nothing but a hint, [three people who loved him] have gathered in Sarajevo to find out what happed to Gray.


Beloved on Earth coverBeloved on the Earth:

150 Poems of Grief and Gratitude

Edited by Jim Perlman, Deborah Cooper et al

Holy Cow! Press, June 2009

ISBN-10: 0977945898

ISBN-13: 978-0977945894

Paperback: 256pp; $16.95

From back cover: The concise clarity of a poem creates a unique space within which to mourn while knowing we are not alone. This collection of poems on grief and gratitude honors the individual lives of those departed, our beloved on this earth. - from the Preface by Pamela Mittlefehldt


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June 11, 2009



a, Sophie Robinson (Les Figues Press)

The Art of Exile, William Archila (Bilingual Review Press) 

The Fugitive Self, John Wheatcroft (Etruscan Press)

The Hayflick Limit, Matthew Tierney (Coach House Books) 

Heart’s Migration, Linda Rodriguez (Tia Chucha Press) 

Legend of the Recent Past, James Haug (The National Poetry Review) 

Secret Donut, Aaron Tieger (Pressed Wafer) 

Something to Exchange, Celia Gilbert (BlazeVOX)



Bone China, Roma Tearne (Europa Editions) 

The Evolution of Shadows, Jason Quinn Malott (Unbridled Books) 

Island of the Naked Women, Inger Frimansson (Pleasure Boat Studios) 

The Man in the Wooden Hat, Jane Gardam (Europa Editions) 



Beloved on the Earth: 150 Poems of Grief and Gratitude, Ed. Jim Perlman et al (Holy Cow! Press)

Best of the Web 2009, Ed. Lee K. Abbot, Nathan Leslie (Dzanc Books)