R240. New Books from Dos Madres Press

Scott James Bookfair Stage, LA Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Level One
Thursday, March 31, 2016
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm


Dos Madres Press, founded in 2004 by poet Robert Murphy, is dedicated to the belief that the small press is essential to the vitality of contemporary literature. This year is Dos Madres' debut appearance as a press at the conference, and five of their authors will read from new work.


Owen Lewis has recent honors from the Mississippi Review and the Connecticut River Review. He is a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, teaching with the narrative medicine group. He is the author of three collections of poetry, March in San Miguel, Sometimes Full of Daylight, and Best Man.

Paul Pines’s Bowery jazz club served as setting for his novel, The Tin Angel. Redemption, a second novel, is set against the Guatemalan genocide. My Brother’s Madness, a memoir, explores the unfolding of intertwined lives and nature of delusion. He has published thirteen poetry collections.

Keith Holyoak has published a volume of translations from classical Chinese poetry, Facing the Moon: Poems of Li Bai and Du Fu, as well as three volumes of original poetry: My Minotaur, Foreigner: New English Poems in Chinese Old Style, and The Gospel According to Judas.

Grace Curtis's work can be found in various journals and online. She has two volumes of poetry published, and she works for the Antioch Review. Her website is www.gracecurtispoetry.com.

Ruth Handel


March 27–30, 2019
Portland, OR

Oregon Convention Center