November 18, 2020: Review at A Word’s Worth “XIA Haitao will transport readers into
vistas overlooking the sea from the summit of Mount Tai in China. It illustrates
the lastingness of both geographical formations and poetry, and the appearance of
Chinese script contributes to the international flavor of this artistic journal.
Read the Review.
November 3, 2020: Pinyon Review Fall 2020 — Poetry, Translation, and Art by: Sonia
Alland, Paul Dickey, Matthew Feeney, Susie Gharib, Neil Harrison, Kurt Heinzelman,
James Croal Jackson, Richard K. Kent, Martha McFerren, John McKernan, Liz Meer, Mark
J. Mitchell, Tom Montag, Bruce Morton, Simon Perchik, Paulo Oliveira Ramos, Marie
Mercè Roca, Luci Shaw, Chuck Taylor, XIA Haitao, and YIN Xiaoyuan.
December 4, 2020: Review in The West Australian“A rich collection of poems and illustrations
which sing of the beauty, the power, and the tragedy of trees … ‘Have you ever breathed
inside a tree’ …Glen answers with inky emanations of a tree’s inscape.”
October 31, 2020,2-3 pm, Moon Café & Zoom Book Launch in WW
September 14, 2020:Seeing Trees: A Poetic Arboretumby John C. Ryan & Glen Phillips
— A collaborative current of respect for the earth, steeped in the forests of Australia—poetry
and art rich in science, humanity, philosophy, and memory.
“Nikia Leopold is an exquisite receiver of sensory news, complex emotions, hints
of meaning. Her poems are passionate, delicate, fierce, brave.”—MARY AZRAEL, Publisher
“Nikia Leopold’s poetry springs from a true creative necessity, its depth expressed
and distilled through a mastery of craft. These are poems to be moved by, to remember.”—MICHAEL
MILLER, Author of Entering the Day
This volume of poetry consists of large variety of poems selected posthumously. The
depth of human emotions, displayed in rich imagery taken from nature, leave the reader
with a feeling of awe. The poems come from the depths of the poet’s soul; they are
memorable, reflective, and capture the reader’s heart.
Documenting an immigrant family from the early 20th century, Sonia Alland addresses
sensitive psychological threads and transformations as she observes her family with
“Underneath her sadness was a strength invisible to me. How could I perceive that
somewhere in her was that hardy 11-year-old determined to measure up to the demands
put on her …Only now, do I realize that the image of my mother as a helpless victim
was sorely limited. What was essential—her ingenuity, her resilience—was missing.”
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31, 2021. During that window only, please send a cover letter and SAMPLE of your
book. We will review your query within 4 weeks and let you know if we would like
to see the full manuscript.
For book and Pinyon Review submissions, please visit Submittable. Thanks for your
patience and for helping us to streamline our review process so we can keep publishing
your fine art and literature.
Contributions by: Robert Beveridge, Karen Bourque, Carol Casey, Matthew Feeney, Mike
Emmert, Susan Entsminger, Gary Hotham, Diane Marquart Moore, James B. Nicola, Simon
Perchik, Luci Shaw, Chuck Taylor, Robert B. Shaw, and Paul Willis
“In Ridges, Diane Moore creates a mystical space—a union of art, poetry, biography
and nature—that honors Don Thornton’s life and his vivid paintings of Louisiana’s
Chenier Plain.”—ROSE ANNE RAPHAEL
“Diane Moore’s empathetic poems expand readers’ understandings of Thornton’s paintings
of the Chenier Plain. Her vivid words illustrate how live oak ridges’ ‘submerged
and revived’ water levels affect plant and animal life as they adapt to this unique