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by Elizabeth Adams
A series of charcoal landscape drawings of the artist's childhood home, done in the winter following her father's death, lead to a reflection on identity, place, grief, and the artistic process. The book also includes a perceptive essay by Michael Szpakowski on Adams' work.
Explore the world of Marly Youmans!
Marly Youmans' books with Phoenicia are not only two of our bestsellers, but two of the most beloved by readers.
Thaliad tells the story of children making their way toward a new world after some sort of apocalypse, in an epic poem that reads like a novel.
In The Book of the Red King, a fantasy of love, grief and transformation that's been called "the territory of Yeats and Tolkein," the Fool searches for and serves the Red King, causing the reader to wonder about the meaning of our own struggles on the path of life.
Both books have extraordinary covers and interior decorations by Clive Hicks-Jenkins, and are available in both hardcover and paperback editions.
by Magda Kapa
This series of ten-line poems, written between March 2020 and the end of February 2021, are about living during the pandemic, but they are not about the pandemic in a descriptive or overt sense. By regularly condensing her thoughts and emotions while also chronicling the passage of seasons and her own individual life, Magda Kapa has expressed with poignancy, sensitivity, and yes, even humor, what so many of us have experienced during this time. The book is illustrated with twelve ink drawings,
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Newly reprinted and available for the first time via Amazon.
16 Contemporary Poets Consider Mary
with original linocut illustrations
Phoenicia editor Elizabeth Adams invited a diverse group of poets - Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, and secular; mostly but not all female - to consider the story of Mary and the angel Gabriel for an illustrated collection, plus notes from each of the poets on their thinking behind the poems they've contributed. It has become one of our most popular and appreciated books: one that many people have bought for themselves and then given as a gift.
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