We’ve had quite the award season. First Oak Wise: Poetry Exploring an Ecological Faith wins the Nautilus Gold Medal for Poetry. Now, we are pleased to announce, Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity: Journal of a New England Poet has been named a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards for best regional nonfiction!
Signed editions of Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity and Oak Wise featuring the seal are now available in our bookstore and the bookstore at www.Homeboundpublication.com.
A Look at the winning...
We are very proud to announce that Oak Wise: Poetry Exploring an Ecological Faith has won the 2013 Nautilus Gold Medal for Poetry. The Nautilus has been won by such authors as Deepak Chopra, Barbara Kingsolver, Mathew Fox, Eckhart Tolle and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Signed editions of Oak Wise featuring the gold seal are now available in the bookstore! Visit the Bookstore»
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Interview done by Leslie M. Browning, Co-Lead Editor Hiraeth Press
Leslie: Your poetry collection, Night, Mystery & Light is written in the Ghazal form. A style made famous by Rumi and Hafiz but semi-obscure in present poetic practices. What first sparked your interest in this form?
J.K.: In 1999 Robert Bly published a set of translations of the nineteenth century Indian poet Ghalib who wrote in the Ghazal form. Ghalib wrote in Urdu and keeps the couplet form from the traditional Persian and Arabic of 18 syllables per line. The Ghazal...
I am pleased to announce the launch of Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity in audio edition! This is the first audio book release from Homebound Publications. We will be releasing all my titles in audio edition over the next 6 months as well as many other wonderful selections from fellow Homebound authors. It is, in a way, suiting that this collection should come first of all my works. This little book has grown to have a special place in people’s hearts. It was released in October of 2012 and since then has gathered some modest praise,...
Recently Homebound Publications Founder and Connecticut native Leslie M. Browning sat down and talked with Eric D. Lehman about his upcoming book Afoot in Connecticut: Journeys in Natural History.
Leslie: As author of Insider’s Guide to Connecticut, A History of Connecticut Food, A History of Connecticut Wine and two other books about Connecticut, what makes Afoot in Connecticut different from your previous works?
Eric: I love food and wine, and I enjoy writing history, but I came to love Connecticut first through walking the trails and...
Those who know me know that I am a private person. I draw a veil between my public and private life and I seldom pull it back; however, over the last weeks I have experienced some difficult news and, in my process of dealing with this news, I came to certain insights that I feel others might benefit from so I have decided to forgo my privacy this one time and share a few personal insights.
Being a parent is the most important position we as individuals can ever have. As we raise our children and let them go out into the world, we directly...