Hello all. Hope the year is off to a good start for you, despite all that’s swirling around us. Whew. Seems a bit inconsequential sending out a hype mailer in this context, but there are several new Doug Hoekstra creative projects that will drop in 2021. Hopefully, the music and words will provide some sort of positiveContinue reading “2021”
New poem of mine ,”Prairie Sky” up at Feminine Collective, a journal in which “powerful women” (and a few good men) share their inspiring stories of daily life….humanity, raw, and unfiltered.” This is a repeat performance at FC for me, and am grateful to be re-include in this fine zine. I strive for simplicity, inContinue reading “Prairie Sky / New Poem”
Happy to have a new essay of mine titled “No Fear,” published in the latest edition of Two Cities Review, a fine literary magazine with roots in Brooklyn and Chicago. As the editors say in their header, this one is a “story about the holiday season that will get you thinking about Christmas in aContinue reading “No Fear”
Someone’s always got to be first, so big thanks to Tom Schulte, for this advance review of Doug Hoekstra’s forthcoming book, Unopened, just posted on Goodreads. Four out of five stars is good any day of the week, and we appreciate the insight, as well. Official street date 2.5.2019. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42641779-unopened
Doug Hoekstra’s third book, a collection of published and unpublished poems titled Unopened will hit the streets February 5, 2019. The book also features Hoekstra’s original artwork. Publicity will be handled by the Nashville-based JKS Communications. More details on this site and elsewhere, as they happen.