Upcoming reading event!

On January, Saturday the 25th, Minás Gallery will host the 510 Series reading event. The event will start at 5:00 p.m and is located on 815 W. 36th Street, Hampden, Maryland.

Authors Rafael Alvarez, Clarinda Harris, David Belz, and Eric Goodman will be reading from their works. Each reader will read around 10 minutes.

Make sure you stop by and enjoy! This reading event is one of the last readings at Minás Gallery!

For more information, check out this blog post about the reading.

Hope to see you all there!

Update on BrickHouse Books status:

Clarinda Harriss, BhB Director, is happy to be able to announce an end to the temporary hiatus on receiving new manuscripts.  As of January 2014, it’s business as usual here at the BrickHouse.

And it’s not too soon for people writing from a LGBT perspective to be thinking about submitting a chapbook manuscript for the 2014 Stonewall Chapbook Competition. Deadline is August 15, 2014.

New review for All the Heat We Could Carry

Chamber Four, a blog that provides a plethora of information about publishing, literature, and ereading technology, has reviewed All the Heat We Could Carry by Charlie Bondhus. The review does a wonderful job of providing background on the author and book along with providing their favorite lines from All the Heat We Could Carry.alltheheatwecouldcarry

Short preview of Chamber Four’s review:

Winner of the 2013 Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award, Charlie Bondhus’ All the Heat We Could Carry is a meditation on war, the effects of war, particularly on gay soldiers, specifically with regard to the endless war in Afghanistan in the 21st century.  Shifting scenes from the home front in America to Afghanistan and back again, these poems expose the emotions and perspectives of soldiers, in the midst of conflict in the strange, alien terrain of  war and in the familiar, but now no less alien, environs of home.

The title comes from a line in “April,” the final poem in the middle section, a poem about the beginning of the end of a romantic relationship.  For one of the storylines in this collection is about the break-up of two lovers affected by the war.

Make sure to check out Chamber Four’s full review here and to check out their blog overall! Another great resource for book lovers. Many thanks to Chamber Four for their beautifully written review.

Attention Richard Fein’s many fans!

Fein’s  latest book , My Hands Remember, can be ordered through itascabooks.com, Amazon.com, or any bookstore! RichardFeinnewbook

Please don’t send orders and checks directly to BrickHouse Books. BrickHouse Books’ warehouse is Itasca Books so please order through our distributor or other online bookstores.  Orders with checks sent to BrickHouse Books will be returned.

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Author uses website to share poetry

Fan of poetry? Even better- are you a fan of BrickHouse Books author Doritt Carroll’s works? Then check out Carroll’s website! The author has poems, books, and updated news/events featured on the website.

Carroll’s website is user-friendly, easy to navigate, and helps spread the love of great poetry!

Doritt Carroll’s website: http://www.dorittcarroll.com/#!poems/cwo

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