Arne Weingart deals in a wisdom born of the quotidian. From doorbells to jeans to caterpillars, in language equal parts sardonic and sublime, he goads us to look at ourselves and consider “whatever we are” in relation to giant subterranean mushrooms, Jimi Hendrix and Mozart, or “the very breath of God.” This may be uncomfortable, he agrees. We may have to accept that we
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Beasts is a book about time—time passing, time cycling, time fossilizing, time writing itself on the human imagination. Such a scope might crumble in a lesser poet’s hands, but Sagan’s touch is dependably deft and fresh. Here are poems woven of high and low, shadow and light, visible and invisible, human and other-than. Tuned to the resonant universe, they touch us deeply. —Anne Valley-Fox,
In this debut poetry collection, Borrowed Light, Ken Haas gives us vigorous, intimate, handsome histories of the Jewish New York immigrant community of the 1950s. His remarkable gifts for storytelling offer a natural, moving celebration of that passing world. His voice is strong, knowing and —above all— unaffectedly human.
Bill O'Neill's PANORAMIC DIARIES is on the SPD Recommended list! Read more about it... or just read the book. Order on our website www.redmountainpress.us or here:
An Afternoon with Lisa Rosenberg & Adrienne Drobnies Sunday, March 1, 4pm Malvern Books 613 West 29th Street Austin, TX 78705 http://malvernbooks.com/event/an-afternoon-with-lisa-rosenberg-adrienne-drobnies/?instance_id=3133
It is almost February--which means it is almost open submission time! Our open manuscript period is February 1 to June 15. Please see our Submittable submissions manager for guidelines. https://redmountainpress.submittable.com/submit
On January 20th, RMP author Lisa Rosenberg will be reading at Bird & Beckett Books in San Francisco. The link to the event can be found here: https://birdbeckett.com/poets-every-1st-3rd-monday-monday-january-20th-7pm-amy-glynn-lisa-rosenthal-followed-by-an-open-mic/
RMP author Lisa Rosenberg is published in Ruminate! You can find her poem "Paris on Pi Day" and short prose contribution "Last Notes" in issue 53, SHELTER. Issues are hardcopy and digital download only. Ruminate's main website is: https://www.ruminatemagazine.com/ Lisa's work is featured in this issue: https://www.ruminatemagazine.com/products/issue-53-shelter
RMP Author, Lisa Rosenberg, is performing a poem tribute to Diane di Prima today in “FULL: Howl and Beat" The event page can be found here: https://bampfa.org/event/full-howl-beat And the Facebook event page can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/728940180949600/
In this picaresque first novel, the protagonist moves from a rebellious existence to be more focused in the surrounding adult world. As he heads once more to the freights, after working intensely for seven years with parolees in a halfway house, he brings his old railroad diaries with him. Reading them over as he bounces from railyard to railyard, framed by the scenery of the