Paloma’s Bookstore

Paloma Press is now a Bookshop.org affiliate! BOOKSHOP.ORG is an online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores, raising $11,769,653.77 to date. Established in 2016, PALOMA PRESS is a San Francisco Bay Area-based independent literary press publishing poetry, prose, and limited edition books. Paloma Press believes in the power of the literary…

Forthcoming: Seven Skirts

In honor of Women’s History Month and National Poetry Month, Paloma Press is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of Seven Skirts by Jacki Rigoni. In one of the poems of this aptly titled Seven Skirts poetry collection by Jacki Rigoni, I come across a beautiful word: handwork. It applies to the domestic work of women, from birthing and…

Happy Pub Day, Jeanne-Marie Osterman!

Shellback is officially released today! Congratulations, Jeanne-Marie Osterman! Jeanne-Marie is also this week’s featured author in Sapling, Black Lawrence Press’ curated weekly e-newsletter. Read the excerpt below: Sapling: What was your experience with the editing of the manuscript? Did you have an opportunity to make revisions either at your own suggestion or at the suggestion of…

Power to the Poets: Black History Month

Please save the date for Power to the Poets: Black History Month! Tuesday, February 2, at 5pm PST/8pm EST via Zoom/FB Live.  Featuring Glenis Redmond, Bernard Collins, James Cagney, Karla Brundage, McTate Stroman II, Raymond Tyler, Tony Robles, Tureeda Mikell and new San Francisco Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin. Curated by Aileen Cassinetto and hosted by…

Shellback

SHELLBACK poems JEANNE-MARIE OSTERMAN ISBN 978-1-7344965-3-6 Library of Congress Control Number: 2020935102 Pages: 82 Price: $16.00 Distributors: Ingram (wholesale), Bookshop, Barnes & Noble, or purchase directly from the publisher, editor@palomapress.net Thank you so much to everyone who already bought a copy of Shellback! Please consider posting a review here and here. Paloma Press is pleased…

I Have a Dream: Inaugural Poems for a New Generation

In honor of MLK Day 2021 and Inauguration Day, San Mateo County Poet Laureate Aileen Cassinetto, in collaboration with the San Mateo County Arts Commission and local teacher Mr. Jim Ward, has announced the release of the anthology, I Have a Dream: Inaugural Poems for a New Generation by San Mateo County Youth. The idea…