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Praise for Russell Hill’s The Egret from Mystery Scene Magazine

In Russell Hill’s The Egret, a grieving father wreaks vengeance on the hit-and-run driver who caused his daughter to die. This father, never named in the book, begins stalking the uber-rich and conscienceless Earl Anthony Winslow. As the tension escalates, so do the attempts on Winslow’s life, moving up from a gunshot to a poisonous snake […]

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The New York Times Reviews Sandler’s ‘Goodbye To Tenth Street’ as one of the Best Art Books In 2018!

New York Times – The Best Art Books of 2018 The Times’s art critics select some of their favorite art books and books related to art of the year. Click to see full NYT link By Roberta Smith ‘GOODBYE TO TENTH STREET: A NOVEL’ By Irving Sandler (Pleasure Boat Studio). Anyone drawn to postwar New York’s art scene […]

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Seattle PBS author Mary Lou Sanelli Op-ed

Mary Lou Sanelli is a writer, dance teacher and literary speaker. She lives in Belltown. PBS Books by Mary Lou Sanelli Click on books to view: In what kind of world does a baby girl live in a homeless camp? Originally published in Seattle Times November 23, 2018 Donna Grethen / Op-Art A bike ride past […]

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Robert Sund Poets House makes changes with PBS

The Robert Sund Poets House to now carry these Sund titles to simplify the ordering/shipping process. PBS was honored to distribute these Robert Sund books: Taos Mountain Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Art. Edited by Glenn Hughes and Tim McNulty. Afterword by Glenn Hughes. After growing up in the Pacific Northwest, poet and painter Robert Sund was […]

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It is with great pleasure & esteem that PBS announces the official publication of

Goodbye to Tenth Street by Irving Sandler “It’s not unusual for an art historian or critic to mingle with artists; it is unusual for an art historian to turn those interactions and the firsthand knowledge that results into the basis for scholarship,” Blair Asbury Brooks wrote on the website Artspace in 2014. “This was Sandler’s […]

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

THERE IS SO MUCH TO BE GRATEFUL FOR IN THE ENDLESS ABUNDANCE OF LIFE. A THANKSGIVING POEM FROM PBS AUTHOR MICHAEL BLUMENTHAL, THANK YOU FOR SHARING THIS WITH US:         “In a dark time, the eye begins to see…                             […]

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Review of The Egret by Ed Harkness

On Goodreads, Edward Harkness gives The Egret *****    It was amazing In his novella, The Egret, science fiction writer turns to realistic—all too realistic—fiction. In this suspense tale, Hill writes in a lean, mean prose style that I associate with some of my favorite writers, including those household names of fame, Chandler and Hemingway. […]

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Twilight in Danzig by Siegfried Kra officially sent into the world this 10.15.18

Pleasure Boat Studio is honored and grateful to release this significant, cinematic-beauty: Twilight in Danzig by Siegfried Kra Based on Siegfried Kra’s own childhood, Twilight in Danzig is an important addition to pre-Holocaust literature and a unique chronicle of European Jewish culture that reads like a thriller. Young Jonas Kruger’s parents. are scions of Danzig society, […]

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Jeanette Winterson’s 10 tips on writing

NOTE: This newsletter might be cut short by your email program. View it in full. If a friend forwarded it to you and you’d like your very own newsletter, subscribe here — it’s free. Need to modify your subscription? You can change your email address or unsubscribe. Jeanette Winterson’s 10 Tips on Writing In 2010, inspired by Elmore Leonard’s classic 10 Rules […]

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If you love indie books, we could use your help!

Do you love indie books? So do we, and we wouldn’t be here without all of you wonderful readers! There are so many treasures here at Pleasure Boat Studio written by an array of stunning talent. Unfortunately, the piggy bank to effectively support the press, is pretty dry, too dry to buy the necessary books […]

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