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Plunging into the Depths to Measure

6 May, 2013 от · 1 comment

Christopher McCurry interviews Patty Paine Tell us about yourself and your full-length book The Sounding Machine (Accents Publishing 2012). I grew up in Vernon, NJ, and after high school I joined the Marine Corps. I played clarinet in the Quantico Marine band, and my career would best be represented by the TV show “Gomer Pyle, […]

Sarah Freligh: The Mother and Daughter are Like Cars in Many Ways

8 April, 2013 от · 2 comments

Christopher McCurry Interviews Sarah Freligh Sarah Freligh at a book signing at AWP conference in Boston, 2013 Tell us about yourself and your award winning chapbook A Brief Natural History of an American Girl (Accents Publishing 2012). I live in Rochester, New York, on the North Coast of the United States with two cats the […]

Melodic Chairs

20 November, 2012 от · No comments

Book review: Evidence that We Are Descended from Chairs By Andrew Merton Accents Publishing, 2012 Reviewed byJourney McAndrews Chickens and crows. Galaxies and gallows. Age and alchemy. Sometimes a collection of poetry comes along that is so evocative and sincere in its exploration, so enthralling and authentic in its pathos, that each line leaves readers […]

Artist of the Week — Simeon Kondev

27 February, 2012 от · No comments

An Interview with Artist Simeon Kondev by Jasmina Tacheva Could you tell us a little about yourself? You were born in Burgas, Bulgaria, and “raised in various places in the United States”. How did each of these places shape your artistic interests, ideas and style? I immigrated to the United States when I was very […]

Review of Jim Lally’s Stick Tight Man

31 October, 2010 от · No comments

Shae Davidson A quote from Stanley Kunitz tucked away in Stick Tight Man expresses the roots of Jim Lally’s approach to writing: “gratitude for the gift of life.” Lally’s depiction of rural life in the twenty-first century celebrates lived experience by embracing the cycles of change and growth—and the attendant patterns of gain and loss. […]

Accents Publishing 2010 Poetry Chapbook Contest Results

1 September, 2010 от · No comments

2010 Poetry Chapbook Contest Results Accents Publishing is proud to announce the results of its 2010 Poetry Chapbook Contest. Metes and Bounds, by J. Kates, was selected by judge Dr. Richard Taylor. Plein Jeu, by E. C. Belli, was selected by Accents Publishing Senior Editor Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. Both of these entries will be published as […]

Accents Publishing 2010 Poetry Chapbook Contest

22 April, 2010 от · No comments

Accents Publishing is happy to announce its 2010 Poetry Chapbook Contest. Two winners will be selected – one by an independent judge, Richard Taylor, and one by the Senior Editor and founder of Accents Publishing, Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. Each winner will have his/her submission published as a perfect-bound chapbook and will receive 50 free copies, along […]

Review of Barry George’s Wrecking Ball and Other Urban Haiku

1 April, 2010 от · No comments

Debra Fox It is Barry George’s palpable regard for the cast of characters who inhabit the urban landscape in his haiku collection, Wrecking Ball and Other Urban Haiku, that makes it so powerful. Whether he is describing a conductor, a window washer, an accused teen, or a homeless man, George suggests they are all deserving […]

Brian Russell: “When the writing is flowing, there’s little better in the world”

20 March, 2010 от · 2 comments

Interview with Brian Russell by Andrew Micheli Brian Russell is the author of Meeting Dad: A Memoir, which is being released April 1, 2010 from Accents Publishing, Lexington, Kentucky. After more than twenty years of working in the theater as a director and producer of plays, musicals, and operas, Brian shifted his focus toward writing. […]

People Don’t Realize the Range of Subjects, Experiences, and Emotions Haiku Can Express

9 March, 2010 от · 3 comments

Interview with Barry George by Barbara Sabol Barry George’s haiku have been distinguished through numerous publications and awards. Wrecking Ball and Other Urban Haiku, to be released April 1, 2010 by Accents Publishing, is his first collection of haiku. George’s haiku blend a distinctly urban content with the nature-oriented perspective of traditional haiku. A true […]

The View From Down Here by Jude Lally

2 February, 2010 от · 3 comments

Sheri Wright Jude Lally speaks with an honesty we could all live by, an honesty that threads us together regardless of our experiences, shared or not. Through his words, we are given a view of what it is to navigate through doorways sometimes difficult for our passing, yet do it over and over again even […]

Stick Tight Man by Jim Lally

30 January, 2010 от · No comments

Sheri Wright Jim Lally’s love of earth is presented to us quietly, deeply, much like his description of a Quaker gathering in his poem At The Quaker Meeting. This book shows us that we can live in a balanced way with our surroundings, with each other and that change does not require coercion, that it […]