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Review of Long after Lauds

Posted By on February 3, 2020 in News, Reviews, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Review of Long after Lauds

“It has been said that the artist is one who feels everything more deeply, the beautiful as well as the terrible, and builds of those feelings shelters where others can safely and sacredly process their own. Jeanine Hathaway is such an artist, Long after Lauds is such a collection.”  Long after LaudsReviewed by Michael EscoubasWhile familiarity with Monasticism’s traditional practices of “Matins” and “Lauds” would be helpful in reading Jeanine Hathaway’s new collection, such acquaintance is in no way insisted upon by the author. Indeed, the only requirement needed...

Q&A with Paul Mariani!

Posted By on January 15, 2020 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Q&A with Paul Mariani!

Poet Paul Mariani talks about his new collection, Ordinary Time, releasing January 15th. The phrase “Ordinary Time” comes from a season in the liturgical year as practiced by a variety of Christian denominations. Why choose it as the title of your collection? Most people think of the ordinary as boring or mundane. I chose the title for several interlocking reasons. First, because we often don’t see the beauty of what’s right in front of us. There’s the light illuminating the grass, the trees, the...

Read an Excerpt of Ordinary Time

Posted By on January 10, 2020 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Read an Excerpt of Ordinary Time

Distinguished poet and biographer Paul Mariani releases his eighth poetry collection, Ordinary Time, with Slant Books on January 15th. In Ordinary Time, Mariani shares a vision of the world in which the sacred and the quotidian mingle, sometimes quietly and sometimes with revelatory force. We’re excited to share a delectable taste of this collection here with you! Read the excerpt What others are saying about Ordinary Time: “Reflective, passionate, humorous, and emotionally powerful, Ordinary Time is Paul Mariani at his finest.” —Ron Hansen, author...

Read an Excerpt of Hotly in Pursuit of the Real!

Posted By on January 8, 2020 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Read an Excerpt of Hotly in Pursuit of the Real!

We can’t wait to share! Check out this sneak peek of Ron Hansen’s Hotly in Pursuit of the Real: Notes toward a Memoir What others are saying: “For forty years now, I’ve followed Ron Hansen’s writings, wherever he has chosen to lead. Whether it’s the Dalton Gang or Billy the Kid or Jesse James or a murder in Queens or a stigmatic in a convent in upstate New York, or a young Hopkins, an exile himself, writing of the death of five Franciscan nuns...

New Poetry and Non Fiction for January 2020

Posted By on January 5, 2020 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

New Poetry and Non Fiction  for January 2020

Check out these new titles coming soon from Slant! Ordinary Time: Poems by Paul Mariani Available for pre-order now! Hotly in Pursuit of the Real: Notes Toward a Memoir by Ron Hansen Available for pre-order...

Give the Gift of Great Reading

Posted By on December 10, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Give the Gift of Great    Reading

and 50% off select hardcover titles while supplies last! Finding the World’s FullnessOn Poetry, Metaphor, and Mystery by Robert Cording Forty years as a poet has kept Robert Cording looking at the details of everyday experience. That long labor has brought him face-to-face with the inescapable complexity of a world that is full of suffering and injustice. And grace. This journey has convinced him that, as Czeslaw Milosz puts it, “poetry embodies the double life of our common human circumstance as beings in between the...