Monday, July 14, 2008

New from Cervena Barva: The News Today by George Held

The News Today by George Held

Cervena Barva Press
is pleased to announce the publication of

The News Today
George Held

The News Today is George Held's second chapbook from Cervená Barva Press, the first being W Is for War (2006). His other poetry books include Beyond Renewal (2001) and the chapbooks Winged (1995), Salamander Love and Others (1998), Open & Shut (1999), Grounded (2005), The Art of Writing and Others (2007), and Phased (2008). Other books include the e-book American Poetry (2004), the art book Absolut Death & Others (2000) (with paintings by Roz Dimon), Martial Artist (2005) (translations of Martial's epigrams), and the anthology Touched by Eros (2002), which he edited. Held's poetry has appeared in more than a dozen anthologies, received five Pushcart Prize nominations, and been read by Garrison Keillor on The Writer's Almanac (NPR). He has co-edited The Ledge Poetry and Fiction Magazine since 1991. In addition, he served as a Fulbright lecturer in Czechoslovakia, 1973-76, and has been on the executive board of The South Fork Natural History Society and Museum (Bridgehampton, NY) since 1991.
The News Today
by George Held
$7.00 + $3.00 S/H
33 pages, paper
Publication Date: July, 2008

For information contact:
Gloria Mindock
Cervena Barva Press, Somerville, MA

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