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NEW AND RECENT TITLES FROM BROADSTONE BOOKS:
APPEARING AT THE
JANE CHANCELLOR MOORE GALLERY:
This site is dedicated to the memory of Jane Chancellor Moore.
Click here to visit her tribute page.
|Click here or on the image of the art
work to learn more about this show and
upcoming events at the gallery.
"Poets in Platinum"
Selected Platinum Prints from
Like Musical Instruments:
83 Contemporary American Poets
October 6 - December 12, 2014
Artist's Reception &
Friday, October 24, 2014
Click here or on the images of the books to
learn more about these publications and all
of our other Broadstone Books titles.
WHAT'S NEW AT BROADSTONE MEDIA
Thanks to all who came out to the see our authors Richard Taylor and John Hay during
the 33rd Kentucky Book Fair on November 15. If you missed them, see below for details
about their books and to order your copies today.
Coming next from Broadstone Books: The Butterfly's Choice, poetry by Joanna
Kurowska. Watch for details early in 2015.
Broadstone author Chrissy Kolaya is a nominee for the Minnesota Book Award for her
debut poetry collection Any Anxious Body, which you'll find below on this page. Good
Garrison Keillor's syndicated NPR program The Writer's Almanac featured Frederick
Smock's poem "Moon" from his Broadstone Books collection Bounteous World on
Tuesday, October 28. Congratulations, Frederick! This is the second poem from this
collection that Keillor has selected for his program, so if it's good enough for Garrison you
should probably click here to add it to your poetry library as well. Broadstone author
Richard Taylor was also featured on The Writer's Almanac on July 4 this year, and you'll
find his latest poetry collection Rain Shadow below.
Like Musical Instruments: 83 Contemporary American Poets with photography by John
Sarsgard and poetry edited by Larry Fagin was released on September 29, 2014 at the
Poetry Project at St. Mark's in New York City. See below to order your copy today.
Broadstone Books announces the forthcoming publication in 2016 of Nothing Important
Happened Today, a new poetry collection by Claudia Serea; and of Two Men Rowing
Madly Toward Infinity, a new poetry collection from William Reichard. Watch for details.
A poem by Broadstone author (and book designer) Jonathan Greene was featured recently
in emeritus US Poet Laureate Ted Kooser's syndicated feature "American Life in Poetry."
Click here to read Column 489 with Greene's poem "One Light to Another" from his
Broadstone volume Seeking Light: New and Selected Later Poems.
Broadstone Books will publish Philip Brady's book-length poetry cycle To Banquet with
the Ethiopians: A Memoir of Life Before the Alphabet in spring 2015. For a preview, click
here to read an excerpt in the on-line journal At Length. To listen to an interview with Philip
on the Wilkes Barre (PA) NPR station (including his recitation of the first section of the
book), click here. You can also find out more about the author at PhilipBrady.com.
A NOTE ON SUBMISSIONS TO BROADSTONE BOOKS: We are currently reading for
publication in late 2016 and beyond. We have decided to maintain our open submission
policy for now, however be aware that any work accepted this year is unlikely to appear for
at least two years from acceptance, possibly longer. For our full submission policy, click
The Broadstone Anthology
of Short Poems
& ROBERT WEST
Short poem: Be brief and tell us everything.
— Charles Simic
ANY ANXIOUS BODY
This impressive debut collection takes on "big" topics -
love, death, family, and especially the plight of working-
class women - with grace and bold originality.
"It left me hearing voices, most of all Kolaya’s own,
one which I’m prepared to follow anywhere."
This new collection by past Kentucky Poet Laureate
Richard Taylor offers a profound and eloquent
meditation on love and death and all of life in between.
"It is a balm to read this quietly powerful book."
"You cannot travel through its pages unchanged."
Like Musical Instruments
83 Contemporary American Poets
Photographs by John Sarsgard
Edited by Larry Fagin
Part fine art photobook, part poetry anthology, this
volume celebrates the special place of poets and
poetry in America's literary life.
Love That Moves The Sun
Seven stories by this award-winning Kentucky
author are fashioned into a single narrative of
growth and discovery for Johnnie and his special
friend Olivia. Tinged with nostalgia of growing
up in the middle of America during the middle of
the last century, this is also a timeless story of