It’s been a while since I last did a posting here. Happens occasionally, as I’ve been busy with lots of other things. But now I have great news to announce. My book Smugglers Train has been published in Germany by Moloko+. It’s a collection of 19 poems in the original English, plus six prose pieces (fiction & non-fiction) as excellently rendered into German by the well-known translator Pociao. The spiffy cover design and layout was done by Inga Tillere, who also contributed several eye-catching collages. In addition to which there are photos, including some of mine. I am understandably very pleased!
NB Do not confuse this publication with Smugglers Train & Other Stories, which was published a couple of years back by Barncott Press. That book is entirely in English and contains only fiction.
Ever onward, EDDIE
Dear Book Lovers,
Since its publication in September 2013, my memoir Tennessee Williams in Bangkok has been reviewed several times, both in magazines and by Amazon customers. All the reviews are overwhelmingly positive. And although I’m not getting anywhere near rich from it :-), the sales are coming along. Interestingly enough helped by the release in December 2014 of the Dutch edition, entitled Bangkok Confidential. Hereunder you have a clickable listing of those reviews. And at the end a hyperlink for ordering the book, either in print or as an eBook. Plus scroll down a ways on that page to already read the first four chapters for free!
Richard Livermore in Ol’ Chanty
bart plantenga in Sensitive Skin
Richard Jurgens in Urban Graffiti
TWIB was also reviewed by Jim Feast in the Spring 2014 print edition of Rain Taxi Review of Books.
And here’s how to order the book (and check out those free chapters!)
It’s a good read. And a fast one. So go ahead and buy TWIB now. Trust me, you will not be disappointed! For sure there are further volumes of memoirs in the works, along with so much other groovy stuff. I’m on a creative roll, folks. And I’ve no intention of voluntarily stopping anytime soon.
“If Eddie Woods didn’t exist, Tom Waits would have to create him.”
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“Oh Eddie, you are such a shameless self-promoter!”
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As most of you know, my Thailand and Singapore memoir, Tennessee Williams in Bangkok, was print published last year by Inkblot Publications (Providence, Rhode Island).
Now Barncott Press in London have released the book in Kindle and (for Nook, iPad, iPhone, Android, etc) .epub editions. Links for these and the print edition, along with a preview that allows you to already read the first four chapters,* are on the Barncott Press website
* Plus see down below (at the end of this posting) for those first four chapters!
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My collection of short fiction, Smugglers Train & Other Stories, is now available from Barncott Press in both eBook and print editions. To see a preview (which includes the entire title story!), + for ordering information, click on this
Also be sure to check out all Barncott Press titles. They really swing!
Barncott Press has just Kindle published Walter Q. Foxx’s psychedelic novel set in India
Mother Kali’s Daughters
To read about it, and also see a 139-page preview
with video clip, plus for ordering information, click on this
Based in London, Barncott Press is the most innovative eBook publishing house going.
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My book Tsunami of Love: A Poems Cycle has been reviewed several times.
Reviewed in print publications and online. Reviewed from Brooklyn to
Kathmandu and from Edinburgh to Amsterdam. And always favorably. Now it has
been reviewed again, by Mark McCawley in Urban Graffiti magazine. Only this
time it is a review of the Kindle edition (published in 2012), as well as
the CD version (with me reciting the entire collection). It’s an amazing
review, one that has rendered me both breathless and incredibly humbled. And
the latter even though I tend to agree with Lenny Bruce that ‘humility is
the worst form of ego.’ I mean, to be compared to Leonard Cohen (my favorite
living poet and songwriter!), and my book to one of his, is beyond awesome.
It is out-of-sight joy making. I feel truly honored.
So please do read this latest review now
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Listen up, Folks!
She was born in Wyoming, knocked about an awful lot, spent her formative
later youth in Philadelphia, and these days lives in Lille, France. But
what’s really important is that Win Harms writes the most amazingly original
poetry. Real poetry for real people. ‘Poetry you can lean on,’ as Ira Cohen
once said of Patti Smith’s.
Now Win’s first collection, In Harms Way, has been published as a Kindle
edition by Barncott Press.
You can read more about the book, as well as leaf thru a preview (and then of
course order a copy!) right here
Come June, Win’s poems will appear in two Silver Birch Press publications,
the Summer Anthology and a special Bukowski Anthology. Also this year she will have poems in Urban Graffiti and Ol’ Chanty (Chanticleer online).
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Hello Book Lovers!
As many of you know, Tsunami of Love: A Poems Cycle appeared in print in September 2005. While two years later, I released a CD version, with me reciting the entire cycle. Now Barncott Press in London has published the book in an Amazon Kindle edition, complete with a newly expanded introduction.
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