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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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Featured Author/Artist Everett Aison

Everett Aison’s art and writing styles continue to be captivating.He is a co-founder of the School of Visual Arts Film School in New York and the former art director of Grossman Publishers. He has written several produced screenplays and designed the opening titles for numerous films, including Akira  Kurosawa’s Yojimbo and Roman Polanski’s Knife in the Water. In addition to Arthur he has […]

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Find us at the Pacific NW Booksellers Association 9.29

This Saturday, 9.29, 11:30am-1:30pm, Ed Harkness will be signing books, at booth 15, where I’ll be volunteering at this year’s PNBA Fall’s Trade Show, which includes authors, publishers, bookstores and libraries from WA, OR, ID, MT. Drop on by if you’re going! @ Hotel Morano, Tacoma. http://www.pnba.org/tradeshow.html

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Happy Launch Day!

The Law of the Unforeseen Poetry by Edward Harkness Edward Harkness writes about family, history, family history, the natural world-its beauty, its degradation-the strange miracle of consciousness. Nothing is off the table. In fact, everything is on the table, including the kitchen sink. $15 through October 15th Order directly by clicking this link: PleasureBoatStudio.com Join Ed […]

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Supporting friends of PBS, Valerie Trueblood, with a well deserved review in NYT

TERRARIUM  New and Selected Stories By Valerie Trueblood 386 pp. Counterpoint. $26. Trueblood’s stories are like the Tardis in “Dr. Who.” They’re small on the outside, but once you’ve stepped through the door they expand in all directions until, by the end, surely it’s a novel you just finished reading. Part of that effect comes from her […]

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Ed Harkness: The Law of the Unforeseen upcoming launch and book reading events

THE LAW OF THE UNFORESEEN by Edward Harkness PUBLISHES this 9.15.18! Join Ed and NW friends at upcoming readings: Already past – Aug. 19, 2018: Oak Harbor Library, north end of Whidbey Island, 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 10, 2018: Jefferson County Library, Port Hadlock, south of Port Townsend, 7 p.m. I’ll be reading with Holly Hughes. Oct. 11, 2018: […]

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2 Poems by Louis Phillips

​ download a pdf of this column American Life in Poetry: Column 691 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE I’ve arrived at an age at which I avoid looking into my old address books, although I’ve kept them all. Too many of those addresses are those of people no longer among us. Louis Phillips, a […]

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Apollo Magazine pays tribute to Irving Sandler

FEATURES Remembering Irving Sandler, the ‘sweeper-up after artists’ Matthew Holman 14 JUNE 2018 Irving and Lucy Sandler. Image courtesy Lauren Grosskopf, Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press In Frank O’Hara’s poem of 1964, ‘Adieu to Norman, Bon Jour to Joan and John-Paul’, the American art critic Irving Sandler is humorously characterised as ‘the balayeur des artistes’, […]

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