Author Appearance

An Evening with San Antonio Poets

Poets appearing include:

Joshua Robbins - Eschatology in Crayon Wax
Laura Van Prooyen - Frances of the Wider Field
Rooster Martinez - Mexican Dinosaur
Vincent Cooper - Infidelis
Natalia Trevino - VirgenX
Reggie Scott Young

 

 

 

 

An Evening with Octavio Quintanilla and Joshua Robbins

An astonishing debut, If I Go Missing is timely, fearless, and necessary.

If I Go Missing By Octavio Quintanilla Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780941720359
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Published: Slough Press - April 10th, 2014

An astonishing debut, If I Go Missing is timely, fearless, and necessary. In these poems, Octavio Quintanilla measures displacement with language and grapples with the longing to begin anew, to return to what was left unsaid, undone. Redemption is not always possible in the geography of these poems, but there is always a sense of hope.


Eschatology in Crayon Wax: Poems By Joshua Robbins Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781680033076
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Published: Texas Review Press - February 20th, 2024

Joshua Robbins’s much anticipated and smartly provocative second book, Eschatology in Crayon Wax, evokes a feeling of being caught between a fragile yearning to be transformed and a whirlwind of botched divinity. Robbins faithfully asserts, “Paradise / doesn’t care / how you get there.


An Evening with Laura Van Prooyen, Alexandra van de Kamp, and Carmen Calatayud

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Frances of the Wider Fields By Laura Van Prooyen Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781734786965
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Published: Lily Poetry Review - March 1st, 2021

Frances of the Wider Field is about mothers, daughters, time, mortality-the loss of memory and meaning. Van Prooyen's poems have clarity and ferocity, a wild imaginative grace that captures the joy and strangeness of our most intimate and familiar experiences. Frances appears part god, part curious child, part the small solitary voice inside. Van Prooyen asks " Is a sigh a word?


Ricochet Script By Alexandra Van De Kamp Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781736672112
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Published: Next Page Press - April 1st, 2022

Alexandra van de Kamp's Ricochet Script examines life as a plot slipping from our hands, veering in unexpected directions as years coalesce behind us.


In the Company of Spirits By Carmen Calatayud Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781935708698
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Published: Press 53 - September 29th, 2012

"Carmen Calatayud's courageous poems not only sing, but talk straight from the heart about love and death, the everyday as well as the inexplicable. These poems accomplish that rare feat of weaving a spell from the first to last page that causes everything else to fall away. When she writes, 'In this corner of the desert, she has already died.


An Evening with Rod Carlos Rodriguez

book coverauthor photoCantos, Incandescent is a testimonial that runs the gamut through a multitude of realities of war, illness, heartbreak, and more.

Joshua Robbins, Eschatology in Crayon Wax

author photoFeaturing an introduction by Gerard Robledo.

Eschatology in Crayon Wax: Poems By Joshua Robbins Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781680033076
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Published: Texas Review Press - February 20th, 2024

Joshua Robbins’s much anticipated and smartly provocative second book, Eschatology in Crayon Wax, evokes a feeling of being caught between a fragile yearning to be transformed and a whirlwind of botched divinity. Robbins faithfully asserts, “Paradise / doesn’t care / how you get there.


William Taggart IV Fixing America: An Engineer’s Solution to our Social, Cultural, and Political Problems

"A timely, level-headed analysis of America's most polarizing political issues." - Kirkus Reviews

Have you been wondering about the big issues dominating the news? Is climate change a massive threat or not? What is really going on with immigration? More importantly, how did American politics become so divided and hostile?

Fixing America By William M. Taggart Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781954779839
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Published: Emerald Books - January 30th, 2024

Have you been wondering about the big issues dominating the news? Is climate change a massive threat or not? What is really going on with immigration? More importantly, how did American politics become so divided and hostile?


J. Bruce Fuller, How to Drown a Boy with Matthew Tavares, In Search of Venusean Oceans

author photoHow to Drown a Boy, a debut collection of poems by J. Bruce Fuller, investigates how boyhood and fatherhood entwine to create cycles that mimic decaying and dangerous natural surroundings.

How to Drown a Boy: Poems By J. Bruce Fuller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807181287
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Published: LSU Press - January 31st, 2024

How to Drown a Boy, a debut collection of poems by J. Bruce Fuller, investigates how boyhood and fatherhood entwine to create cycles that mimic decaying and dangerous natural surroundings. The woods, the water, the oil rigs, and the men who work them all have a powerful effect on the speaker from childhood through adulthood.


Susan Frost, Witness to War

author photoWitness to War presents a compelling visual record of a young American man’s venture in Mexico as the country veered into revolution in the early 1900s.

Witness to War: Mexico in the Photographs of Walter Elias Hadsell By Susan Toomey Frost, Walter Elias Hadsell (Photographer), Claudia Canales (Translator) Cover Image
By Susan Toomey Frost, Walter Elias Hadsell (Photographer), Claudia Canales (Translator)
$34.95
ISBN: 9781595349682
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Published: Tinta Books - January 9th, 2024

Witness to War presents a compelling visual record of a young American man's venture in Mexico as the country veered into revolution in the early 1900s.


J. R. Jordan, Jr., Welcome to the Jungle: The Curse of Clark, Texas

Welcome to the Jungle-The Curse of Clark, Texas is a true-crime thriller based on real, actual events.

Welcome to the Jungle the Curse of Clark, Texas By J. R. Jordan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781916954809
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Published: J.R. Jordan Jr. - November 30th, 2023

Welcome to the Jungle-The Curse of Clark, Texas is a true-crime thriller based on real, actual events.

While certain characters, names, incidents, locations, and dialogue have been fictionalized for dramatic effect-what has not been fictionalized is that in 1980-something, tragedy struck one of the most affluent high-schools in the state of Texas.


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