Poetry is Stupid; Change My Mind

Today, at the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group, Darrell Parry delivered a presentation at the organization’s morning meeting called, “Poetry is Stupid. Change My Mind.” He followed that with an afternoon workshop of what he described as 12 enthusiastic writers participating in various exercises relate to the crafting of poetry and how it benefits you,Continue reading “Poetry is Stupid; Change My Mind”

More than Independent Bookstore Day: Celebrating the Creative Family

Today, National Independent Bookstore Day 2023, Parisian Phoenix Publishing connected with the Arts Community of Easton at Book and Puppet to celebrate fine art, the written word, and, of course, independent booksellers. National Independent Bookstore Day is set by professional booksellers’ trade organizations, and this year it happened to coincide with the Arts Community ofContinue reading “More than Independent Bookstore Day: Celebrating the Creative Family”

Darrell Parry to read from ‘Twists’ this Saturday in Parkland

This coming Saturday (April 22), Darrell Parry will present a poetry reading at 1 p.m. at Parkland Community Library. The event is free. For more information visit, the event page on the library website or email adults@parklandlibrary.org

Hi-ho into April: an invitation to our Book & Puppet event April 29

It certainly has been here. March brought much excitement for the publishing company with Thurston’s release of The Phulasso Devotional, the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group Write Stuff Conference, collaboration with Echo City Capers, production of Larry Sceurman’s short story collection, Coffee in the Morning, and planning for a cornucopia of events for National BookstoreContinue reading “Hi-ho into April: an invitation to our Book & Puppet event April 29”

Press Release: Event with Book and Puppet to support indie bookstores, the arts and poetry in downtown Easton April 29

For immediate releaseFor more information contact:Angel R. Ackerman, publisherangel@parisianphoenix.com Celebrating National Independent Bookstore Day, Arts Community of Easton Open Studio Tour, National Poetry Month & New Books from Local Authors LEHIGH VALLEY, PA— Parisian Phoenix Publishing and Easton’s Book and Puppet Company will host events at the bookstore; April 29 is National Independent Bookstore Day,Continue reading “Press Release: Event with Book and Puppet to support indie bookstores, the arts and poetry in downtown Easton April 29”

Goodies for Readers

As always, we encourage readers to leave book reviews on their platforms of choice. We recently wrote directions on how to do so. Read those here. Reviews help other readers find and choose Parisian Phoenix books, give us increased exposure and rank among the algorithms and also qualify books for certain advertising opportunities. So evenContinue reading “Goodies for Readers”

Let’s see where this goes…

This blog post will pay homage to the title of our new Substack– Parisian Phoenix Bookish Babble. I’m honestly not sure where it will lead, so let’s start writing and see where stream-of-consciousness takes us. New and Upcoming Releases Darrell Parry released the expanded second edition of his poetry book Twists: Gathered Ephemera yesterday. TheContinue reading “Let’s see where this goes…”