Kelson Books

is pleased to announce our newest title:

A Way Home: Oregon Essays

by Scott F. Parker

with drawings by Alex Hirsch

ISBN 978-0-9827838-3-2

$18.00 / 186 pages


“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)


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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