8th House is going to China!

8th House will be in Beijing, August 23-27 for the 2017 International Book Fair. Drop by and say hello.... 

Construction Lit Magazine Features "Trump as Fire Without Light" by Darren C. Demaree


Construction Lit Magazine features Darren C. Demaree's Trump as Fire Without Light alongside a photovideo presentation. See/Read it here.



"Trump as Fire Without Light" by Darren C. Demaree

Trump as Fire Without Light by Darren C. Demaree featured in RASPUTIN: A Poetry Thread. Read it here.



The Ottawa Jewish Bulletin Reviews "The Chassidic Trauma Unit" by Abraham Boyarsky

Murray Citron of The Ottawa Jewish Bulletin reviews Abraham Boyarsky's "The Chassidic Trauma Unit". Read the full review online.


Lunch Ticket spotlights Claudia Serea

Lunch Ticket features a new poem by Claudia Serea, I Remember the Smells. Read it online at the Lunch Ticket.


Darren C. Demaree featured in the latest issue of Scrittura

Read Darren C. Demaree's Donut Friday #40,#41 & #42 featured in the summer 2017 issue of Scrittura.




New Prose by Claudia Serea

Read The Man Who Paints Time by Claudia Serea in the NarrativeNortheast.


Gnarled Oak features Darren C. Demaree

Read Darren C. Demaree's Ode to the Corner of the Drug House...  on Gnarled Oak.





Rolli's fiction "The Ghost of a Computer" featured Feathertale

Those of us who know his poetry don't see much of his prose about. Here's a chance! Read Rolli's "The Ghost of a Computer" at Feathertale.


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Yellow Chair Review: Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly by Darren C. Demaree

"Darren Demaree’s expansive, exquisite new book of poetry Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly is a puzzle with many pieces consisting of dozens of short poems, each of which are necessary in his pointillist painting of the human experience. This collection begs us to examine ourselves, but also to step outside of our bubbles and look at ourselves from the perspective of the other, and from the great heights of the universe. Here, all is interconnected, all hopes are shared, and all deficiencies are intentional and necessary within the boundaries of the world we inhabit."

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ELSiEiSY reviews "Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly"

"Darren C. Demaree’s Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly is a play of monologues clad in poetry. The many full hands in the title is a synecdochical portrayal of the audience, who applauds after watching a play performance of poetry. But why are the applauding inelegantly? Is there something wrong? Well, I think the audience have become so bewitched by the linguistic lyricism that resonates in Demaree’s poetry that they are not conscious of how they clap. A trance-like clap. A clap in awe of a beautiful performance..."
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The Chassidic Trauma Unit makes Concordia's list of great reads for the holidays. See the full list.

Darren C. Demaree launches "Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly" Dec 10, 6-8pm

Darren C. Demaree will be launching "Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly" at the Wild Goose Creative, in Colombus, Ohio tomorrow, Dec 10, 6-8pm

Hear Darren C. Demaree read from his latest collection

Darren C. Demaree reads from his latest collection "Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly" on Chirbit.

Listen to it here.

Anti-Heroin Chic on "Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly"

Anti-Heroin Chic reviews Darren C. Demaree's latest collection "Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly"

Read the full review here.