Joliet in My Blood by Francine Tolf - Flawed beauty, fragility of relationships, mystery beneath surfaces, class differences, race - all find their way into various pieces in this collection of related essays that explore how growing up in Joliet, Illinois, in the late sixties and early seventies shaped the author as a person and a poet. Fall 2014.
Later this year by author Timothy Laskowski: "Mazurka is a deft and large-hearted family saga that explores the
terrain of physical and spiritual displacement. Laskowski's characters are vivid and alive. Their struggles become ours." - Deirdre McNamer, two-time author of New York Times Book Review Notable Books of the Year novels One Sweet Quarrel and My Russian
Nancy Hightower's The Acolyte is a poetry collection which explores myth and ritual through a surreal retelling of Biblical stories and cultural movements. It includes the 2014 Rhysling nominated poem, "A Virtuous Woman," which will be available in the 2014 Rhysling Anthology.
A 2014 release.
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PTSD: Survivors' Tales (tentative title)
True Stories of The Tragedy-Induced Disorder Called Post Traumatic Stress
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by Scott Evans
When American poet Sylvia Plath committed suicide, many people blamed her unfaithful husband, but no one believed Ted Hughes actually murdered Sylvia. Until now. In London on a Fulbright scholarship, an attractive young American scholar named Cassandra Johnson claims to have discovered one of Plath’s missing journals. Lawyers for the Hughes estate want the newly discovered journal because it may contain evidence that Plath was murdered, and, according to Cass, they’ll do anything to get it.
Bestselling author John Lescroat had this to say: "Scott Evans knows all about the collisions between the literary, commercial, and academic worlds and he blends them seamlessly in this intriguing tale of trust, betrayal, and redemption."
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