New from Jimmy Santiago Baca: ‘no enemies’ Celebrates ‘Ordinary’ Lives, Nature, and Those Who Speak Truth to Wealth and Power

NO ENEMIES: POEMS Jimmy Santiago Baca Arte Público Press ISBN: 978-1-55885-927-2 Many people shy away from reading poetry, out of fear they won’t understand the imagery and rhythms squeezed into the verses and phrases. Jimmy Santiago Baca’s poems are both clear and powerful. His new collection, no enemies, takes on most of the key issues … Continue reading New from Jimmy Santiago Baca: ‘no enemies’ Celebrates ‘Ordinary’ Lives, Nature, and Those Who Speak Truth to Wealth and Power

2014 Poet’s Market – Yes, you can get published and maybe even make (very little) money – #poetry #bookreview

2014 Poet’s Market Edited by Robert Lee Brewer (Writer’s Digest Books – paperback, Kindle) C’mon, admit it. You hated poetry in high school, and you seldom read it now. Yet, you sometimes find yourself moved to write a poem–or at least attempt to. And you wonder if the ones you actually finish are good enough … Continue reading 2014 Poet’s Market – Yes, you can get published and maybe even make (very little) money – #poetry #bookreview

Eight recent books of fiction, nonfiction & poetry – #bookreview

Here are eight recent books to consider, whether you prefer fiction, nonfiction or poetry.   Midnight Movie By Tobe Hooper, with Alan Goldsher (Three Rivers, paperback, list price $14.00 ; Kindle edition $0.99)  Fans of Tobe Hooper’s horror movies, including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, likely will relish this experimental first novel. It is written in a … Continue reading Eight recent books of fiction, nonfiction & poetry – #bookreview