Kelson Books

is pleased to announce our newest titles:

 

A Place of Exodus: Home, Memory, and Texas

A memoir by David Biespiel

ISBN 978-0-9827838-5-6

“In the great American tradition of improvised cultural makings and unmakings, migration and recurrence, David Biespiel unfolds our national quest onto an unexpected terrain: a decidedly Texan and traditionally Jewish neighborhood of Houston. A surprising, heartbreaking and inspiring story.” 

— Robert Pinsky

“[A] testament to the honest imagination, a sort of sacred text.”

— Tracy Daugherty

 

 

Every Writer Has A Thousand Faces: For writers, artists, musicians, dancers, and anyone else who leads a creative life

By David Biespiel

ISBN 978-0-9827838-4-9

“This book has been in print forever because what it offers works for people. . . . you’re about to read magic.”

– Chuck Palahniuk

“Does for the creative process what Strunk and White did for our approach to grammar and style. Indispensible.”

– Marjorie Sandor

“Finally, an anti-bullshit book on creativity!”

– James Marcus

 

A Way Home: Oregon Essays

by Scott F. Parker

with drawings by Alex Hirsch

ISBN 978-0-9827838-3-2

$18.00 / 186 pages

“captivating…bewitching”
“Parker writes with consuming intelligence, but beauty takes precedence…”

— Kirkus (Starred Review)

“Enduring meditations that resonate far. . .” “Wonderfully fresh”

— Patricia Hampl, author of The Art of the Wasted Day

 

For full information, please go to Kelsonbooks.com

 

Kelson Books
publishes prose and poetry
that responds to the contemporary world
with creativity, truthtelling, and fierce kindness.

 “And I know. . . that a kelson of creation is love” — Walt Whitman