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THE POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY WEEKLY VIRTUAL UPDATE
Issue # 538 - ISSN: 1523-6587
January 21 - 27, 2008
~ This week featuring poets from PAISLEY, SCOTLAND and LOS ANGELES, CA
~ 4 new poetry and writing related link added this week.
~ A POET'S GUIDE TO DIVORCE by DAVID BREEDEN featured this week in
the Poets of the Week Books section of the PSH Bookstore.
~ PSH LIVE Schedule: Jan 13 Open Reading Archived
~ Poetry / Writing related Classified Ads.
POETS OF THE WEEK
~ This week's featured poets are:
GRAHAM FULTON and CHRISTIAN AVERY BRYANT:
GRAHAM FULTON (Paisley, Scotland) has been writing poetry for over 20
years and has been published in many major magazines, anthologies,
online journals and newspapers, in both the UK and USA, including
Illya's Honey, California Quarterly, Ambit, Orbis, Chapman, Blood
Lotus, Concho River Review, Amarillo Bay, Neon Highway, Poetry
Nottingham, Other Poetry, Nthposition, Iron, The North, Edinburgh
Review, Envoi, Word Riot, Poetry Cemetery, Snakeskin, Fire, Scottish
Poetry Library Best 20 poems of 2006, Scottish Literature in the 20th
Century. His previously published collections include Humouring the
Iron Bar Man Polygon, 1990, This Rebel Inc, 1993, Knights of th
Lower Floors Polygon, 1994, Blissed-out for Five (contributor)
Neruda Press, 1997, Ritual Soup and other liquids Mariscat Press,
2002. Gaham has 2 chapbooks, Upside Down Heart and Black Motel,
awaiting publication from Glasgow Publisher Dreadful Night Press in
2008 and 2009.
CHRISTIAN AVERY BRYANT (Los Angeles, California) is a California
writer. His short fiction and poetry has appeared in many magazines
including The Horror Express, Horror Carousel, Peep Show, Poems
Niederngasse and Poet Express.
Click on "FEATURED POETS" from the main PSH menu to read their work.
NEW POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY LINKS
Here are all of the new sites added to the Poetry Super Highway's
poetry and writing links sections.
You can find the actual links on the PSH website in the 3 poetry links
categories. Click on "Add Your Link Here" from the main PSH menu to
add your poetry/writing website to our directory.
NEW ONLINE PUBLICATIONS LISTINGS THIS WEEK
~ GREAT NEW BOOKS THAT ARE A MUST READ
Highlighting new books from great authors, including fiction
nonfiction, poetry, graphic novels, self-published books, and much
more. Highlights include book reviews, summaries, and blurbs from
small publishers, self-publishers, independent presses, major
publishing houses, and others in the printing and publishing world.
NEW INDIVIDUAL POETS PAGES LISTINGS THIS WEEK
~ CAROLYN JOYCE CARTY WIKIPEDIA
A Living Legend Carolyn Joyce Carty World Renowned Footprints Poem
~ DIMITRIS VAROS - MIND GAMES
Greek poet and author. Extracts from his books, new poems and photo
~ DOUGLAS A. MARTIN
readings, books, etc.
POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY BOOKSTORE
Featured this week in the Poets of the Week Books section of the PSH
A POET'S GUIDE TO DIVORCE by DAVID BREEDEN
Dad, JJ Wade, is a used bookshop owner. Son Buck is a screenwriter
trying to make it on the west coast. Between them is the long shadow
of a divorce. When Hollie Ivie, a Goth grrrl, becomes the obsession
of JJ's life, Buck steps in with shock therapy-he steals Hollie.
Mixing journals, email, and third-person narration, this novel tells
the story of a wasted, bitter artist who still might pull it out, his
son headed in the same direction, and a woman who doesn't intend to
be owned by anyone. Where does Marcus Aurelius, the great Roman
emperor and Stoic philosopher fit in? A frumpy professor and email,
"If Jack Kerouac were from Texas, his name would be David Breeden."
"A joyous and thought-provoking journey that probes matters of the
heart in the midst of various collisions we call
Paperback, 288 pages, published by Fine Tooth Press, (April, 2005)
~ If you are or were a featured poet of the week on the Poetry Super
Highway AND you have a book available through Amazon.com, please let
me know so we can feature your work in the Poetry Super Highway
Bookstore in a new section just for former featured poet's books.
Write books@PoetrySuperHighway.com with your name and the title of
UPCOMING POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY LIVE EVENTS
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Worldwide Open Reading
Sunday February 10, 2:00 pm (pacific)
Call in and read your poetry, open mic style. No content or style
restrictions. Share details about your local poetry community with
our listeners. We want to hear you!
RECENTLY ARCHIVED BROADCASTS:
January Worldwide Open Reading
Sunday January 13
The January edition of our open reading featured callers from Tacoma
Park, Maryland, Sioux City, IA (Our first call in regular!), a slew
of callers from North Carolina, Valley Center, California and
Virginia (D.C. area.) Please ignore all the wrong buttons I pressed.
December Worldwide Open Reading
Sunday December 16
Hear callers including the poet laureate of New Hampshire, as well as
callers from Lawrenceville, NJ, Sioux City, IA, Birmingham, AL,
Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA in our December 2007 open reading.
GOT A SHOW IDEA?
Poetry Super Highway Live would love to host your reading, interview,
contest promotion or other poetry/writing related show. Please e-mail
your show idea to Rick@PoetrySuperHighway.com, and we'll take it from
AND SO ON . . .
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Announcing the fourth annual Skysaje Enterprises poetry contest.
All entries must be typed in 12pts font preferably in times new roman
or better font. All entries must be in English/American
standard. $250.00 top prize and three $25.00 Honorable mentions will
be awarded. $15.00 US entry fee must accompany all submissions,
submit up to five pieces per entry. Make checks payable to L.Berger
and send your entries to:
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Rochester, NY 14623
New from Assume Nothing Press -
"Get the Rollax Repliccas You Watned, Vermin: Poems, Directly
Marketed" by E.V. Noechel: Noechel presents a chapbook of poems
inspired by email subject lines. She has created poems that transform
and reveal the social commentary these intruding emails hold.
Also available: "Peripheral Visions" by Scott Virtes
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A Man With No Teeth Serves Us Breakfast
is Rick Lupert's latest release and the author's 11th book written
during two weeks in Boston and London during the summer of 2006. It's
a reverse trip through the American Revolution with a special stop to
tread on the remains of King George The III and an introduction by
Brendan Constantine. Read sample poems and learn how to get your copy
See a video of Rick reading from this book here:
See an interview with Rick at his weekly open reading here:
Lupert: It's The Website - & - Poetry Super Highway
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