Books by George Held

NEIGHBORS by George Held
Released: Jan. 17, 2013

"This oversized volume won't fit on a bookshelf; leave it open on a table to display the art. (Picture book/poetry. 7-9)"
Poems celebrate 12 animals that might be found in American backyards. Read full book review >
NEIGHBORS by George Held
Released: Dec. 10, 2011

"Charming critters in collage and poetry for people of all ages."
Not your standard children's poetry book, this illustrated collection offers sounds and scenes to savor for ages 3 and up. Read full book review >
AFTER SHAKESPEARE by George Held
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2011

Held, George

AFTER SHAKESPEARE:

Selected Sonnets

?ervená Barva Press (86 pp.)

$15.00 paperback

2011

ISBN: 978-0-9831041-9-3 (paperback)

 

A deft collection, tragic and whimsical, that pushes back the conceptual and formal boundaries of the sonnet.

 

With a conceit borrowed from the Elizabethan stage (and page), Held (Phased, 2008, etc.) opens this varied and limber compilation with a four-poem "Prologue" that works to introduce the project at hand, to prebuttally question its own merits and, finally, to defend its worth in modest terms. Read full book review >