Venues where you can celebrate books in the Lehigh Valley

Hello, readers, writers and bibliophiles. The fall book season is upon us… and I don’t mean Parisian Phoenix releasing new titles (although we’re so close to releasing The Itty Bitty How to Cat Book that I can taste it. Contact us to preorder yours now by credit card, or PayPal.) But I’m actually referring theContinue reading “Venues where you can celebrate books in the Lehigh Valley”

Notes from the field… Photography, Writers & GLVWG

Today, several of us from the Parisian Phoenix Publishing staff attended the June meeting of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group where Joan Zachary, our official photographer, gave a presentation to the membership about the relationship between photography and writers. Myself (Publisher and Founder Angel Ackerman), Art Director and co-Founder Gayle Hendricks and our Poet-In-ResidenceContinue reading “Notes from the field… Photography, Writers & GLVWG”

From Joan Zachary: Details on next week’s free presentation of photography and book design

By Joan Zachary, official Parisian Phoenix photographer This 21st century world is a visual one.  We have social media to thank for this. Are you drawn to a Facebook post with a picture, ignoring the ones that are only text?  Of course you are. I was first invited by Parisian Phoenix Publishing to use myContinue reading “From Joan Zachary: Details on next week’s free presentation of photography and book design”

Next week’s events: an origin story and a GLVWG workshop

Parisian Phoenix has passed its nine month anniversary this month. This business is like a new relationship: every month matters. Next week, specifically June 23 and June 25, we have two special events. On June 23, Not the Quiet French Kid, a novelette from the Fashion and Fiends series focused on the origin story ofContinue reading “Next week’s events: an origin story and a GLVWG workshop”

Adventures in Fine Art: Writers and Painters in Collaboration

Today is the first day of the Chester County Studio Tour which celebrates 165 different artists in 68 studios. Gayle Hendricks, Parisian Phoenix art director, and myself, Angel Ackerman, publisher, joined Heather Pasqualino Weirich of Heather Pasqualino Fine Art at her studio on magnificent Valley Forge Mountain. Heather allowed us to use her painting onContinue reading “Adventures in Fine Art: Writers and Painters in Collaboration”

A night at Stick Figure Poetry, shared with you!

Last night, several staff members of Parisian Phoenix Publishing attended the Stick Figure Poetry Open Mic as part of our observance of National Poetry Month. Our next special event is a visit to the Chester County Studio tour May 14 in support of fine artist Heather Pasqualino Weirich, the artist who allowed us to featureContinue reading “A night at Stick Figure Poetry, shared with you!”

Parisian Phoenix attends Lehigh Valley Book Festival

Today was finally the day of the Lehigh Valley Book Festival as Angel Ackerman, publisher at Parisian Phoenix, mentioned in her personal blog post before the event. The schedule looked amazing and the vendor fair was slotted to include 30 tables— a lemonade stand, Feline Urban Rescue and Rehab, the League of Women Voters, nonfictionContinue reading “Parisian Phoenix attends Lehigh Valley Book Festival”

Looking forward to this weekend’s Lehigh Valley Book Festival

Parisian Phoenix Publishing Company is starting to get very excited about the upcoming Lehigh Valley Book Festival this Saturday. The free, open to the public and family event will feature a cornucopia of authors across genres. The link in the first paragraph will take you to their web page. Just the vendor expo alone— happeningContinue reading “Looking forward to this weekend’s Lehigh Valley Book Festival”

A night at the Stick Figure Open Mic

Tonight several members of the Parisian Phoenix community (publisher Angel Ackerman, poet Darrell Parry, editor Nancy Scott and anthology contributor and artist Maryann Riker) attended the Stick Figure Poetry Open Mic hosted by Darrell on the third Thursday of the month at Mary Meuser Memorial Library. Amid green cupcakes, we enjoyed poetry and prose fromContinue reading “A night at the Stick Figure Open Mic”