Monday, May 21, 2007

Desert Shovel Review

This is a poetry anthology published in Northern New Mexico by Long Road Press, edited by John Macker and featuring David Meltzer, Jack Hirschman, Philomene Long, John Thomas, Frank Rios, John Knoll, S.A. Griffin, Donald Levering, Kate Makkai, Amalio Madueno, John Nizalowski, Art Goodtimes, Michael Adams and other blindingly original and compelling intermountain west voices. With a color cover collage by Annie Macker and interior art by Denver's Steve Wilson. 91 pages, perfectbound, softcover, $12.95 plus $1.50 shipping & handling.

Solid poetry that embraces life, respects history and invokes danger.- Christopher Robin, Poesy
. . the impulse to defy is sublime . .- David Meltzer

Also, recently published: John Knoll's Elevator Music For The Dead. Perfectbound, 56 pages, softcover. $10. $1.50 shipping & handling.

make checks payable to: John Macker LongRoad Press 924 Old Las Vegas Highway South, Las Vegas, NM 87701-9671

"While the thunder of the batteries rumbled
in the distance, we pasted, we recited, we
versified, we sang with all our soul."
-Hans Arp