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Congratulations to Jeremy Paden for making
Small Press Distribution's December 2016
poetry bestseller list (#15) for his chapbook
We are humbled that Broadstone Books is the
subject of an extended review essay by Nettie
Farris in Blue Lyra Review.Thanks, Nettie!
Broadstone Books is proud to announce our
2016 nominations for the Pushcart Prize:
Judith Kerman, “White Light Again” from
Aleph, broken: Poems from My Diaspora;
Jeremy Paden, “holding cell, for Mario
Gomez Herrera” from ruina montium;
William Reichard, “Portrait of Viola” from
Two Men Rowing Madly Toward Infinity;
Kryssa Schemmerling, “The Ten
Commandments (after the film by Cecil B.
DeMille, 1923)” from Iris In; Claudia Serea,
“Sonia” from Nothing Important Happened
Today; and Thomas Zemsky, “Frankenstein II”
from After the Storm. Good luck to all our
Broadstone author Robert Eastwood (see
below) is profiled in this article from the East
Check out this wonderful review of William
Reichard's Two Men Rowing Toward Infinity
(see below) from the Lambda Literary Review!
poems from my diaspora
"Questions about what is holy and what is human and
how cultural touchstones can help us make connections
across the boundaries that separate us from our deepest
selves are the subject that Kerman returns to again and
again, often with wonder, sometimes with regret, but
always with the confidence of a master poet."
A secular Jew's exploration of her cultural and religious
heritage illumines our common human search for
identity and rootedness.
A poetry chapbook by
"Both tender and clear-eyed, these poems are strong
enough to lift each one of us from the darkness."
The plight of "Los 33," the Chilean miners rescued after
sixty-nine days underground in the 2010 disaster, is
rendered here in exquisite verse that both pays tribute to
the individual miners and offers a meditation on our
relationship with our fragile world.
"In a book filled with doubles, doppelgangers, ghosts and
echoes, everything that was is always happening now (or
about to happen): 'the atoms of all that’s / been / all that /
is, / all that / will be / merge in the darkness.' Two Men
Rowing is the testimony of a man who, from the very
start, admits, 'I know things change' and still goes on to
describe the people and places he’s loved in such
moving detail that we love them too."
After the Storm
"The pleasures these poems yield linger long."
A lifetime of observation and writing poetry served up
in language that is delightfully quirky and often
"Iris In is an exciting book, multi-layered and savvy. It
deserves a large and enthusiastic audience."
Images from classic films mingle mix with impressions
of the author's California childhood in this impressive
"This book is a descriptive tour-de-force."
Combining historical past with personal past and
bridging Civil War to Cold War into the present in a
heady mix of imagery and memory.
In Between the Charges
for Ethel Rosenberg
A poetry chapbook by
"Myles Gordon is one of the outstanding poets of his
This sonnet sequence imagines the memories and
thoughts of Ethel Rosenberg at the moment of her
execution. A timely plea for all people of conscience
in a binary world of "with us or against us."
The River Remembers
A Verse Cycle of Frankfort, Kentucky by
Larry W. Moore
The Kentucky River is the keeper of community memory
in this imaginative narrative of the history and lore of
Kentucky's capital city.
As Rain Turns to Snow
and Other Stories
"Robert Morgan’s lyric mountain language is equal to
the epic sweep of history, to the grandeur of the land
A new collection of short stories by one of the masters
of Appalachian literature.
Your Eureka Not Mined
Christopher T. Keaveney
"What makes a poet memorable to me is the ability to
make me sit up and feel a wow moment, an idea, a
poetic line or a usage of words that says to me this poet
is unique. Christopher Keaveney is that kind of poet."
— Zvi A. Sesling
A Mexican-American Memoir by
"Ed O'Casey’s Proximidad is a gorgeous, harrowing
memoir of identity and place.... O'Casey shows us
how fragile and dread-edged even the fiercest of
our loves can be. This is a wondrous first book."
— Alex Lemon
A hybrid of verse and memoir and journalism by an
author whose life and words bridge two worlds, this is
essential poetry of documentary witness of the horrific
effects of America's drug wars and trade pacts.
Just Act Like Everything
Is Perfectly Normal
Random Memories of a Military Dependent
A Poetry Chapbook by
Sheila Bucy Potter
Recalling the author's childhood as an "Air Force
brat" in the midst of the Cold War, these "random
memories" range from humorous to poignant,
reminding the reader that the families of those in
uniform also serve.