Tag Archives: Doug Hoekstra

Unopened – Liverpool to Seattle

The hits keep coming as two more nice reviews of Unopened roll in, from two of our favorite cities.  Enjoy the blurbs and the links. “Clever and insightful…gentle and reflective poetry…food for the soul….if you don’t usually read poetry then … Continue reading

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Unopened / Tennessee Jazz and Blues

Nice reviews of Unopened  book continue to roll in, including a great piece by Ron Wynn at Tennessee Jazz and Blues. Always good to be in with the jazzers, particularly in a column inspired by John Coltrane.  Thanks, Ron.  (click on … Continue reading

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Unopened / The East Nashvillian

Nice to get some hometown ink, and thanks to the folks at East Nashvillian for this one, on the new book Unopened: Fragments of memory, bits of travelogue, imagistic meditations, lyric glimpses into every-day lives; these are the materials from … Continue reading

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Unopened / Memphis Review

We’re really chuffed at the latest Unopened review, written by Corey Mesler, proprietor of Burke’s Books in Memphis and one of the south’s finest writers.   Also an opportunity to say, yes, the book is officially out.  Enjoy the read … Continue reading

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Unopened / Pennyblack Music Review

Really nice review of Unopened, from Pennyblack Music U.K., which came out on the day of its release and says among other things, that… “Unopened is a reminder of how good a writer Doug Hoekstra is. As heartbreaking as it … Continue reading

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Unopened Contest

Everyone likes contests, right?  Jump on in! https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/288055-unopened

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Unopened

Doug Hoekstra’s third book, a collection of published and unpublished poems titled Unopened will hit the streets February 5, 2019.  The book also features Hoekstra’s original artwork.  Publicity will be handled by the Nashville-based JKS Communications.  More details on this … Continue reading

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