February 14, 2012 - 11:15am
Rising poetic talents from colleges throughout the state were honored this past Sunday with a round of prize money, applause and – of course – pie at Sarabande Books’ 2012 Pie Party.
There are few things in this mortal life that rival the richness of the written word. The elegant draping of stanza and meter, the quiet metaphor, the linguistic aplomb of syllables, the mouth feel of a particularly decadent alliteration. We can wax poetic about the poetic poetry of...
July 29, 2012 - 7:01pm
It’s time to dust off your poetry shoes and don your favorite literary festoons! The 2012 season of Sarabande Books’ 21c Reading Series starts tonight at 7:30pm!
The first month of the New Year is winding to a sleepy-eyed close; most folks have long since shook the Holiday hangover and found solace in the quiet lull following a freshly-minted year. But let us not grow bland as we settle into a comfortable grind! After a healthy Holiday hibernation,...
January 6, 2012 - 1:10pm
The author of two additional acclaimed collections of poetry creates simplistic perfection in his latest volume from Louisville’s Sarabande Books.
Poetry is often relegated to the dustiest shelves and the farthest reaches of our thoughts; a genre most readers slogged through begrudgingly in high school and promptly dismissed on the other side of the diploma. Poetry is “stuffy” and “irrelevant”, perhaps even, dare...
December 27, 2011 - 11:15am
The Short Story gets a raw and fearless revamp from Horrocks’ first collection of short stories published by Louisville’s Sarabande Books
When prowling through the aisles of a bookstore, on the hunt, it is easy to become mislead. Prominent displays feature an alluring array of colorful covers and beguiling titles, innocently situated to whet your appetite and ensnare your senses. I have been caught in this marketing trap...
December 15, 2011 - 11:00am
Both a founder and Editor-in-Chief of Louisville’s own Sarabande Books, Poet Sarah Gorham sits down to talk books, words and the secrets of independent publishing.
A trip to The Bookstore can sometimes be a daunting endeavor in that ever-elusive quest for the right read. Bibliophages thirsty for their next word-fix often crumble in the face of the thousand titles vying for their attention on the shelf. Which to choose? Which venture to risk?