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The Man in the Booth in the Midtown Tunnel. Doug Holder. Publisher Cervena Barva Press. Paperback, 72 pages. ISBN 978-1-4357-1957-6. Dimensions (inches) 6.0 wide × 9.0 tall.
Price: $13.00



"Aside from being the founder, publisher, and co-editor of the prestigious and influential Ibbetson Street Press, Doug Holder writes poetry with a passion and insight that deserves prestige and influence all its own."

~Main Street Rag-- S. Craig Renfroe, Jr.

"Holder’s work is rich with textual imagery… a master poet who sees the world clearly and shares that vision generously with readers."

~Laurel Johnson,Midwest Book Review

A new poetry book by Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene Founder, Doug Holder. "I'm enjoying 'The Man in the Booth in the Midtown Tunnel' -- perfect poems, especially in that ambiance."

~Dan Tobin -- Director of Creative Writing--Emerson College-Boston, Mass.

" It is quintessential Holder& bristles with sardonic wit. Congratulations."

~Eric Grienke (founder of Presa Press)

"I finished "The Man in the Booth in the Midtown Tunnel'...greatly enjoyed the menagerie of characters and imperfect human beings I met along the way. Excellent work Doug!"

~Paul Steve Stone ( Creative Director W.B.Mason and the autthor of "Or So It Seems.")

"I am reminded in the pages of this collection of meeting, a year or two before her death, the artist Alice Neel, who painted gorgeously surreal ironic portraits of famous and ordinary people in the 1930's and 40's--and shivering as she looked me over. Doug Holder looks at the world through a similarly sharp and amused set of eyes...Rich nuggets of humor and wry reflection throughout this collection."

~Pamela Annas ( Asst. Dean of Humanities U/Mass Boston/Reviewer Midwest Book Review)

“....particularly liked The Tunnel—a little masterpiece!”

~Kathleen Spivack ( Permanent Visiting Professor of Creative Writing/American Literature at the University of Paris)

"I want to tell you this was just about the best chap I ever read, I absolutely DEVORED it..."

~Robin Stratton--Boston Literary Magazine




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