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NEW AND RECENT TITLES FROM BROADSTONE BOOKS:
APPEARING AT THE
JANE CHANCELLOR MOORE  GALLERY:

This site is dedicated to the memory of Jane Chancellor Moore.
Click here to visit her tribute page.
Click here or on the image of the art
work to learn more about this show  and
upcoming events at the gallery.
"Art in the Winner's Circle X"
Selected Works from the
Kentucky Derby Museum
2015 Student Art Exhibition


March 2 - May 2, 2015
Click here or on the images of the books to
learn more about these publications and all
of our other Broadstone Books titles.
                    WHAT'S NEW AT BROADSTONE MEDIA

A NOTE ON SUBMISSIONS TO BROADSTONE BOOKS:  We are currently reading for
publication in 2017. We are maintaining an open submission policy for now, however be
aware that any work accepted is unlikely to appear for at least two years from acceptance,
possibly longer.  For our full submission policy,
click here.

The Jane Chancellor Moore Gallery exhibition of photography by Joan Schulte this fall will
be featured as part of the 2015 Photo Biennial organized by the Paul Paletti Gallery in
Louisville.  We're excited to be included among the more than forty galleries participating
in this regional celebration of the art of photography.

Joanna Kurowska's forthcoming poetry collection The Butterfly's Choice (see below) is
reviewed by Darryl Price in the Olentangy Review -
click here to read it!

We are delighted to announce that
Small Press Distribution has agreed to distribute our
titles nationally!  This will apply to most titles published beginning in 2015 along with
selected titles from our backlist.

Christopher Taylor has joined Broadstone Books as an associate editor.  Welcome, Chris!

Broadstone Books will publish
Philip Brady's book-length poetry cycle To Banquet with
the Ethiopians: A Memoir of Life Before the Alphabet
in June 2015.  For a preview, click
here to read an excerpt in the on-line journal At Length. To listen to an interview with Philip
on the Wilkes Barre (PA) NPR station (including his recitation of the first section of the
book),
click here. You can also find out more about the author at PhilipBrady.com.

Garrison Keillor's syndicated NPR program
The Writer's Almanac featured Frederick
Smock
's poem "Moon" from his Broadstone Books collection Bounteous World on
Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  Congratulations, Frederick!  This is the second poem from this
collection that Keillor has selected for his program, so if it's good enough for Garrison you
should probably
click here to add it to your poetry library as well.  Broadstone author
Richard Taylor was also featured on The Writer's Almanac on July 4 last year, and you'll
find his latest poetry collection
Rain Shadow below.

Broadstone Books announces the forthcoming publication in 2016 of
Nothing Important
Happened Today
, a new poetry collection by Claudia Serea; and of Two Men Rowing
Madly Toward Infinity
, a new poetry collection from William Reichard.  Watch for details.
ANY ANXIOUS BODY  
Poetry by
CHRISSY KOLAYA

This impressive debut collection takes on "big" topics -
love, death, family, and especially the plight of working-
class women - with grace and bold originality.

"It left me hearing voices, most of all Kolaya’s own,
one which I’m prepared to follow anywhere."
                          Dobby Gibson
RAIN SHADOW
Poetry by
Richard Taylor

This new collection by past Kentucky Poet Laureate
Richard Taylor offers a profound and eloquent
meditation on love and death and all of life in between.

"It is a balm to read this quietly powerful book."
                           Maurice Manning

"You cannot travel through its pages unchanged."
              Katerina Stoykova-Klemer
Like Musical Instruments
83 Contemporary American Poets

Photographs by John Sarsgard
Edited by Larry Fagin

Part fine art photobook, part poetry anthology, this
volume celebrates the special place of poets and
poetry in America's literary life.
Love That Moves The Sun
John Hay

Seven stories by this award-winning Kentucky
author are fashioned into a single narrative of
growth and discovery for Johnnie and his special
friend Olivia.  Tinged with nostalgia of growing
up in the middle of America during the middle of
the last century, this is also a timeless story of
self-discovery.
MOCKINGBIRD
A Poem by Robert Morgan

Broadstone Books is pleased to offer this landmark poem
by one of America’s most celebrated contemporary
Appalachian authors for the first time in an edition of its
own.

“Morgan’s witness is radically deep, and mountainously
lofty; it is also characterized by astonishing attention to
detail….”
                                             Michael McFee
                                     
The Butterfly's Choice
Poetry by
Joanna Kurowska

"The best book of poetry I've read in a long time."
   Gloria Mindock, editor, Červená Barva Press

Informed by the poet's immigrant experience of shifting
between homelands and languages, and underpinned by
her exploration of gnosticism, these are works of clear-
eyed observation and studied contemplation.

Click here or on the book image for more information
and for
special pre-publication pricing on orders
received prior to March 15!
Featured artwork by Hannah Herd,
Sgraffito on clayboard.