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
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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Doug Hoekstra’s third book, a collection of published and unpublished poems titled Unopened will hit the streets February 5, 2019.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.
Been working on a collection of poems for release this year and decided to do the artwork myself (samples below). The concept came from the notion that art is like a collection of fragments—memory, imagination, anticipation—broken and reassembled. There are two poems in the collection that are central to its whole—the title poem, “Unopened,” whichContinue reading “Unopened Cover Art”