Ekstasis Editions - August 27, 2007 - 4 Comments

One Stone

One Stone by Barbara Pelman

Reviewed by Jenna Butler

Barbara Pelman’s One Stone speaks quietly and eloquently of rebirth following the loss of a twenty-year marriage. At times wry, but never bitter, Pelman charts the circular course of love and loss using her family’s history as a touchstone.


Ekstasis Editions - January 26, 2006 - 1 Comment

The Birdhouse, Or

The Birdhouse, Or by Jamie Dopp

Reviewed by Eric Barstad

Jamie Dopp’s The Birdhouse, Or (Ekstasis Editions, 2002) is accessible, fresh, and conversational. The book delves into the poet’s everyday life, illustrating for the reader the profundity of simple existence: