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March 6th, 2013

Accents Publishing at AWP 2013

Accents Publishing fill be at AWP conference in Boston. Please visit us at table N-18 to see our books and to meet our staff and interns.

June 12th, 2012

Poet Andrew Merton reads and signs "Evidence that We Are Descended

Poet Andrew Merton reads and signs his new book, "Evidence that We Are Descended From Chairs" Start: 06/28/2012 7:00 pm
Thursday June 28th, 2012, at 7 p.m.
Gibson Bookstore 27 S Main St Concord,New Hampshire 03301

April 27th, 2012

Thom Ward Reads from Etcetera's Mistress

On Friday April 27th 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave., Rochester NY 14618, author Thom Ward will read from his latest poetry book, Etcetera's Mistress. Book signing will follow the reading.

February 9th, 2012

Book Premiere and Poezia 5-Year Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, February 9
7:00 pm
Carnegie Center
251 West 2nd Street
Lexington, KY

FREE

Join the Poezia Writing Group as it celebrates its five-year anniversary. Enjoy works of both poetry and prose, including a premiere of Jude Lally's new, full-length poetry book, I'm Fine, But Thanks for Asking (Accents Publishing, 2012).

News

Thom Ward Reads at Georgia Tech

Thom Ward is reading from Etcetera's Mistress during his feature at the McEver event at GA Tech. He reads third, in the final 20 minutes. Click here to view.


Etcetera's Mistress Review

Thom Ward's Etcetera's Mistress was reviewed by George Wallace in BigCityLit. Click here to read.


Review in Rattle

James Doyle's The Long View Just Keeps Treading Water was reviewed by Carmen Germain in Rattle magazine. Click here to read.


2012 Poetry Chapbook Contest Results Announced

Accents Publishing is proud to announce the results of its 2012 Poetry Chapbook Contest. The two winners are as follows: The Fifteenth Station  by E. K. Mortenson was selected by judge Lynnell Edwards; A Brief, Natural History of an American Girl  by Sarah Freligh was selected by Accents Publishing Senior Editor Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. Please click here for complete information.

Verse Daily Features Andrew Merton Poem

Andrew Merton's poem "Your Date with Death" from "Evidence that We Are Descended from Chairs" (Accents Publishing, 2012) was featured on Verse Daily on 4/6/2012! Click here to read.


Review of Andrew Merton's reading

Review of Andrew Merton's reading at RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth. Click here to read.


New Review of Bigger Than They Appear

Grace Cavalieri reviews Bigger Than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems in the March Exemplars edition of Washington Independent Review of Books. Click here to read the review.


Story on Patty Paine and The Sounding Machine

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar runs a story on Assistant Professor Patty Paine and her book The Sounding Machine, the winner of the 2011 Accents Publishing International Poetry Book Contest. Read here.


Story on Jude Lally and his new book

Henry Piarrot writes a story about the life and poetry of Jude Lally. Read here.


Essay on Coming Out of Depression

Poet Joy Jacobson writes an essay about a poem from Andrew Merton's book "Evidence that We Are Descended from Chairs." Take a look here.


Review of Patty Pain's award-winning book, The Sounding Machine

Poet Justin Evans reviews The Sounding Machine by Patty Paine on his blog.


Tom Eblen: Poet's passion turns out to be good business

The Lexington Herald Leader ran a front-page article on Accents Publishing and its founder. Please read here

Premiere of Evidence that We Are Descended from Chairs by Andrew Merton

Accents Publishing author Andrew Merton's reading at the premiere of Evidence that We Are Descended from Chairs

Introduction by Mekeel McBride http://youtu.be/JbZjGmHy8gM
Reading, Part I http://youtu.be/XL2-zlriGLQ
Reading, Part II http://youtu.be/JEPKDmbPLpg


Accents Publishing Senior Editor Interviewed on NPR

Accents Publishing Senior Editor Katerina Stoykova-Klemer was interviewed recently by NPR's Graham Shelby. Listen to a recording on the WFPL website.

Video footage from the World Premiere of Bigger Than They Appear

On 12/8/2011, in a packed auditorium in the Carnegie Center in Lexington, KY, 38 poets read their own contributions to the anthology, as well as their favorites by contributors not in attendance. You will hear 94 poems by 75 authors in less than an hour. The video is split in 5 sections of about 10 minutes each.

Video 1/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GtO4VM414Y
Video 2/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpxgHS4mSAw
Video 3/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enBw1XnRBxs
Video 4/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQ7C3mm9Rfw
Video 5/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI3cfQ7930s

Thanks to Thom Southerland and Jeremy Midkiff for filming the event!

Etcetera's Mistress Reviewed in The Washington Independent Review of Books

Grace Cavalieri provides a solid, insightful review of Thom Ward's poetry book Etcetera's Mistress in the December Exemplars column of The Washington Independent Review of Books. Click here to read the review.

Ms. Candace Katz, Deputy Director of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, made the following comment after reading the review: "Thank you for introducing me to Thom Ward. Another adventure. I like what you said about his work: He is interested in many kinds of beauty and not all of them are pretty."

Accents Publishing Featured in North of Center

Writer and journalist Michael Benton features the release of Bigger Than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems in North of Center. Click here to read the article.


Past News

Accents Publishing 2011 International Poetry Book Contest Results Announced

Accents Publishing is proud to announce the results of its 2011 International Poetry Book Contest. The two winners are as follows: The Sounding Machine, by Patty Paine, was selected by judge Lisa Williams; The Long View Just Keeps Treading Water, by James Doyle, was selected by Accents Publishing Senior Editor Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. Please click here for more details, including the names of the additional 10 finalists.

Accents Publishing 2011 International Poetry Book Contest

Accents Publishing is excited to announce its 2011 International Poetry Book Contest. Two winners will be selected – one by an independent judge, Lisa Williams, and one by the Senior Editor and founder of Accents Publishing, Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. Each winner will have his/her submission published and will receive a $500 cash prize. Additionally, the winners will be invited for a featured reading at a book premiere celebration event. All contest entries will be considered for regular publication with Accents Publishing, as well. Please click here for more details.

Accents Publishing to Host Book Premiere Event

On March 3, 2011, Accents Publishing will host a Book Premiere celebration launching eight new chapbook titles. This event will take place at 6:30 pm in Lexington's Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning. Please click here to view the announcement.

Accents 2010 Poetry Chapbook Contest Results Announced

Accents Publishing is proud to announce the results of its 2010 Poetry Chapbook Contest. The two winners are as follows: Metes and Bounds, by J. Kates, was selected by judge Dr. Richard Taylor; Plein Jeu, by E. C. Belli, was selected by Accents Publishing Senior Editor Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. In addition to the winning manuscripts, Accents Publishing has decided to accept five other entries for publication. Please click here for more details.

Accents Publishing Founder Interviewed on KET TV

Founder and Senior Editor Katerina Stoykova-Klemer is featured in an interview on KET television's One to One with Bill Goodman (August 8 - August 14, 2010). You can find more information about the episode here, or watch it online.

Seeking Submissions for Anthology

Accents Publishing seeks poems of up to 50 words for an anthology of very short poems. Previously published work is accepted if credited. Send submissions, along with a short bio, in the body of an e-mail to accents.publishing@gmail.com.

Accents Publishing Featured in the News

Accents publishing is featured in the article "Chapbooks and Verse" in the Easter Sunday (April 4th) edition of the Lexington Herald Leader. You can read the article online at LexGo.com

Accents Publishing Teams Up With Morris Bookshop

Accents Publishing and Lexington's Morris book shop have teamed up to quickly, cheaply and efficiently bring you new books. Write to accents.publishing@gmail.com or sign up for the newsletter to receive email notifications when new Accents Publishing titles become available. Along with each notification, you will also receive a discount coupon that you can redeem at the Morris Book Shop, 408 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY 40503. See you there!

Premiere and Launch Event

Accents Publishing will officially celebrate its launch and the publication of the first two poetry collections - Stick Tight Man by Jim Lally and The View from Down Here by Jude Lally. This event coincides with the three-year anniversary of Poezia poetry and prose writing groups in Lexington, Kentucky. Poezia authors and friends will attend the event and also share their work. February 4th, 7 - 10 pm at Common Grounds Coffee House, 343 East High Street, Lexington, KY.


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