New Issue of Nostos is Available!
The Eastern Wind edition of Nostos (V.III, n.1)
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ALSO, a Reading by ten poets
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Now Available: the literary journal Nostos, Volume III, Number 1, our "Eastern Wind" issue, with an enlightening personal essay by Robert Hass. This issue celebrates the influence of Asian art, language, imagery, and philosophy on American literature. It contains magnificent art by Debra Di Blasi and CiCi Chao as well as poetry and creative nonfiction reflecting the influences of Japanese, Chinese, and Indian works. This is a collector's issue with Western writers and artists grappling with the forms (haiku, tanka, halibut), imagery, and sensibility of the East.
Submission Period for Nostos Vol. III. No. 2 has ended: Deadline for submissions was November 1, 2019. The theme of the issue is "loss." Keep a lookout for the announcement of publication, expected in December. To see general submission guidelines and the description of the current theme, click on the button to download the .pdf document entitled "Submission Guidelines for Nostos."
A Special Reading: Ten Poets and One Artist! On November 23 starting at 2:00pm, Longship Press will host a reading of work published in the "Eastern Wind" issue of Nostos! Ten writers and one of the two artists from the edition will provide an incredible range of voice and image! This is not to be missed! Included will be Roy Mash, Amanda Moore, Joseph Zaccardi, James Tipton, and CiCi Chao. Copperfield's Books, San Rafael, 850 4th Street.
Available NOW: PENUMBRA... Lisa Rappoport has created an extraordinary collection of poems. Fenton Johnson says, "Penumbra is an entirely seductive collection — enchanting, tender, troubling, poignant …." Stephen Kessler describes her poems as "mournful, reflective, confessional, fabulist, wryly philosophical…." And Troy Jollimore observes that "Lisa Rappoport's poems invite readers to enter a realm of grace and intimacy …." Penumbra is available for purchase. Please use the "Bookstore" menu at the top.
Also Available: Looking for Nostos? The new issue of Nostos and all the previous issues may be purchased on this site (go to the Bookstore link in the menu above) and at Copperfield's Books in either San Rafael or Novato and at Rebound Books in San Rafael.