Unopened / Pennyblack Music Review

Really nice review of Unopened, from Pennyblack Music U.K., which came out on the day of its release and says among other things, that… “Unopened is a reminder of how good a writer Doug Hoekstra is. As heartbreaking as it is often hilarious, it chronicles life, as Hoekstra’s songs also have done, with matter-of-fact honestyContinue reading “Unopened / Pennyblack Music Review”

Unopened / Ink 19 Review

Another nice advance review of my new book, Unopened, up at Ink 19. “The best art resonates because it causes an emotional response – the rest is doggerel. It could be a song that makes you recall a memory, a novel that informed you, or, in the case with Doug Hoekstra, a poem that soContinue reading “Unopened / Ink 19 Review”

Unopened / Midwest Book Review

Nice advance review on the new book,  Unopened from the Midwest Book Review.  Blurb and link to full text below.  Thanks, MBW. “…An inherently engaging, entertaining, thoughtful and thought-provoking read from a unique and impressively talented wordsmith of an author, “Unopened” is unreservedly recommended…” http://www.midwestbookreview.com/sbw/jan_19.htm#poetry