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TO THE STARS THROUGH DIFFICULTIES: A KANSAS RENGA IN 150 VOICES. 164 pages. ISBN 978-0-9837995-9-7. A "renga" is a collaborative poem based on the Japanese haiku form, often about nature. In To the Stars Through Difficulties: A Kansas Renga in 150 Voices, poets in the chain take readers across the mythological as well as physical landscape of Kansas. Poet laureate of the state, professional writers, and newcomers blend traditional and experimental approaches. The writers celebrate startling beauty of the grasslands and its brilliant skies, including dimensions of reverie as well as plein air descriptions.
CONJURO by Xanath Caraza ISBN 978-0-9837995-6-6 $18.00. 140 pages. Selected #1 by LatinoStories.com in the 2013 Top Ten
"New" Latino Authors to Watch (and Read).
Xánath Caraza’s first book-length collection, with introduction by Fred Arroyo. In this tri-lingual text, Caraza combines Spanish, English, and Nahuatl (language of the Aztecs) to create a continuous spell of verse. See details under the POETRY tab and great reviews at the author's website http://xanathcaraza.webs.com/ .
Coming up in 2013: ROWING, NOT DRIFTING, an account of 4 generations of African American women, from slavery to homesteading to Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education, by Tod Roulette. Oliver A. Hall and Julie Unruh of Global Green Productions are providing support for this project.
RUNAWAY PONY: AN ANTHOLOGY OF VERSE AFTER PAINTINGS BY THOMAS PECORE WESO. Special chapbook edition of 11 color images with poems by Julianne Buchsbaume, Diane Glancy, DaMaris B. Hill, Denise Low, Silvia Kofler, Caryn Goldberg, Allison Serina Hearn, Xanath Caraza, James Benger, Kevin Cummings. $5.
CONGRATULATIONS to Lana Wirt Myers for her Kansas Notable Book Award for her biography of May Williams Ward! Ordering information is below.
Barnes, Barry-- We Sleep In a Burning House: Poems $10
Caraza, Xanath. CONJURO: POEMS ISBN 978-0-9837995-6-6 Publication Date: September 15, 2012 $18.00.
Day, Robert-- We Should Have Come by Water, fine ed. poems $20, laser print ed. $10
Glancy, Diane, It Was Then: Diagram of the Elemental. Reflective verse about the KC meatpacking plants, Native identity, transformation. $12
Glancy, Diane--Now It Is Snowing Inside a Psalm. Exclusive distribution by Mammoth--not available elsewhere. $10
Glancy, Diane-- Stories of the Driven World: Poetry $14, Hardcover $24
Goldberg, Caryn Mirriam (Ks. Poet Laureate)-- Landed: Poems $12. Landed
+ CD with Kelley Hunt $20
Holden, Jonathan (1st Ks. Poet Laureate)--Glamour: Poems. $12
Hotvedt, Paul &Denise Low--DVD 3 Voices (paintings, readings, interview) $10
Low, Denise-- New & Selected Poems, 2nd ed. $15
Low, Denise-- To the Stars: Kansas Poets of the Ad Astra Project $12, Kansas Notable Book Award Winner!
Low, Denise-- Touching the Sky: Flint Hills Essays $12
Milk, Theresa-- Haskell Institute: 19th C. Stories of Survival $20. Kindle $9.99
Myers, Lana Wirt. Prairie Rhythms: The Life & Poetry of May Williams Ward $16
Propst, Low, el al.-- DVD Wm. S. Burroughs Remembered $15
Schultz, Elizabeth-- White-Skin Deer: Hoopa Stories $12. Kindle 6.99
Sheldon, William-- Rain Comes Riding: Poems ISBN 978-0-9837995-0-4 80 pages $12
Tambornino, Pamela-- Maggie's Story: Teachings of a Cherokee Healer, soft cover $14, hardcover $24. Kindle 7.99
Two-Rivers, E. Donald-- Fat Cats, Powwows: Poems, 2nd ed. $12
Weso, Tom & Denise Low-- Langston Hughes in Lawrence: Photos & Biog. $10, hardcover $20
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