BOOKS, DVDs & REVIEWS



Attention fellow NorCal poets and poetry publishers: let us know what you're releasing and we'll post it. We'd also be happy to post links to reviews, as well. By the way, many of these books are available from The Book Collector, 1008 24th St., Sac. Or, of course, from the authors.

••New from Poetic Matrix Press (www.poeticmatrix.com/title_whimsy.aspx): Whimsy, Reticence and Laud: Unruly Sonnets by Grace Marie Grafton. A review of the book was recently published online by the editor of The Golden Lantern (www.thegoldenlantern.com/editor/review17.htm). See the Poetic Matrix website for Grace's bio. 

•••New from Harlequin: The Dog with the Old Soul, ed. by Jennifer Basye Sander. Anthology of stories includes several NorCal writers, such as Jennifer O'Neill Pickering, Trina Drotar, Maryelle Burns. Available on Nook, Amazon, Barnes and Noble. See www.amazon.com/The-Dog-Old-Soul-Stories/dp/0373892624 or www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-dog-with-the-old-soul-jennifer-basye-sander/1111401881?ean=9780373892624

•••New from Presa :S: Press: Captive Cities by B.Z. Niditch: presapress.com

•••New from Cold River Press: The Lost Thing by Cynthia Linville. See www.coldriverpress.org/HTML/lost%20thing.htm or www.amazon.com/gp/aw/s?i=stripbooks&field-author=Cynthia Linville

•••New from Six Ft. Swells Press: Sucker's Paradise by Todd Cirillo. See afterhourspoetry.com

•••Squaw Valley Review 2010, ded. to Lucille Clifton and ed. by Jeanine Stevens et al. See squawvalleywriters.org/SV_Review_2010.html

•••A Bird Black as the Sun: Calif. Poets on Crows and Ravens, ed. by Enid Osborn and Cynthia Anderson: www.amazon.com/Bird-Black-As-Sun-California/dp/0615536328/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1353084319&sr=1-1&keywords=a+bird+black+as+the+sun

•••New from Wordcraft of Oregon: Mad Cursive by Josh McKinney: www.wordcraftoforegon.com

•••New from WordTech: The Century of Travel by Tim Kahl. See youtube.com/watch?v=An8vHK9o858 or www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-century-of-travel-tim-kahl/1112919175

•••Late Peaches: Poems by Sacramento Poets, ed. by Bob Stanley. See barnesandnoble.com/w/late-peaches-bob-stanley/1112936071

•••New from Propaganda Press (chapbook): Rachel, My Torment by Patricia Hickerson. $5 from Angstman Arts, Alternating Current, PO Box 183, Palo Alto, CA 94302 



•••Check out Trina Drotar's reviews and other literary Sac-talk at Sacramento Press: that's www.sacramentopress.com/search?query=trina+drotar (and click on her name or on "latest article").