Sirens' Songs by Elisabeth Stevens

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Sirens' Songs is a facsimile edition of an unbound, limited collector's-edition Livre d'Artiste containing original renderings of the drawings which illustrate BrickHouse Books' edition of Siren's Songs.

The poems and drawings range from serious and even scary to comic, but all of them are erotic and all are brilliantly executed.

 

About Elisabeth Stevens

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Author-artist Elisabeth Stevens was born in Rome, NY, lived in NYC and the metropolitan area, and spent several decades in Baltimore. She now lives and works in Sarasota, FL. She is the author of 6 books of poetry, six books of short fiction, and many monographs, articles, and reviews about art, artists, and writers. A former art and architecture critic for The Baltimore Sun and a former art critic for The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Trenton Times, Stevens is a graduate of Wellesley College. She received a Masters Degree in Modern Literature from Columbia University. A “word-picture person,” Stevens has designed and illustrated many of her books with original graphics. AUTHOR HOME: Sarasota, FL
 
Published February 1, 2011 by BrickHouse Books, Inc.. 90 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As an author who has published extensively through both traditional small presses and independent publishers, do you see any drawbacks to indie publishing that other poets and writers should be aware of?

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There are unabashed celebrations of sexuality, such as in “Doughnut Man,” which conflates several sensory pleasures, and even frightening glimpses of a woman who kills dispassionately the man she loves in “The Crime.” But there are also threats to the female body and psyche as in “First Marriage”...

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