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Ordinary Time

Posted By on January 3, 2020 in Books, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ordinary Time

Ordinary Time by Paul Mariani 80 pages Publication Date: January 15, 2020 Hardcover: ISBN 9781532697081 $25 Paperback: ISBN 9781532697098 $11 eBook: ISBN 9781532689307 $9.99 Available for pre-order on Amazon and Wipf & Stock Publishers About the Book With Ordinary Time, his eighth collection, the distinguished poet and biographer Paul Mariani shares a vision of the world in which the sacred and the quotidian mingle, sometimes quietly and sometimes with revelatory force. These poems treat not only the social and historical issues of the time—the poor, the...

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...

Q&A with Robert Cording

Posted By on December 2, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Q&A with Robert Cording

Slant recently talked with Robert Cording, author of Finding the World’s Fullness, about his new book, mystery, and metaphor existing in our everyday lives. Check out the full Q&A below! ______________________________________________________________________________ The title of your new book is Finding the World’s Fullness. How did you come to this title and what is its significance? The title of my book comes from a line from a Richard Wilbur poem,   “Wedding Toast.”  Here’s the poem: St. John tells how, at Cana’s wedding feast, The water-pots poured...

Jeanine Hathaway’s Long after Lauds Featured in Image

Posted By on November 22, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Jeanine Hathaway’s Long after Lauds Featured in Image

“. . .dog earing the ‘good parts’ goes for naught; there are too many calling me back for another visit. . . Hathaway’s images and phrases make themselves at home in us, lingering long after reading.” In “What Does it Mean to Be a ‘Religious’ Poet,” an article by Brian Volck in Image, Volck examines the relationship between poets of faith, contemporary culture, and religion—”a fraught term” in the twenty-first century. As part of this discussion, Volck highlights the 2019 releases of poets Scott...

READ AN EXCERPT OF FINDING THE WORLD’S FULLNESS

Posted By on November 22, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

READ AN EXCERPT OF FINDING THE WORLD’S FULLNESS

The newest release from Slant, Finding the World’s Fullness: On Poetry, Metaphor, and Mystery by Robert Cording, is hot off the presses and available now on Amazon and at Wipf and Stock Publishers. We’re excited to share it with you. Check out an excerpt of Robert Cording’s Finding the World’s Fullness here! Praise for Finding the World’s Fullness “Whether considering the ineluctable mystery of poetry, appraising all that is poetical in Scripture, or offering unprecedentedly keen readings of particular poets, Robert Cording shows himself,...

Interview with Jeanine Hathaway!

Posted By on July 22, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Interview with Jeanine Hathaway!

This week, Slant caught up with poet Jeanine Hathaway, whose new collection, Long after Lauds, released July 15th. In our conversation, Jeanine talked about the writing life, why she writes about rhinos, and what it means to write from the perspective of an “ex.” Check out the full Q&A below. Why did you title your collection Long After Lauds? JH: In monastic life, the first hour of daily prayers, Matins, roused the community to wake up. Wisely, the second hour was Lauds, which means...