New Release: POINT BLANK, a full-length poetry collection by Alan King

Silver Birch Press


Silver Birch Press is pleased to announce the October 2016 release of Point Blank poems by Alan King. The 102-page collection has garnered high praise from two of the most celebrated poets in the U.S. — Tim Seibles and Joy Harjo. Here’s what they’ve said about Point Blank and author Alan King.

“In Point Blank, we are given an intimate look at one man’s inner and outer life, but there’s no navel-gazing nonsense. There’s always an awareness, implied or explicit, of the sociopolitical crucible. With language both tough-minded and celebratory, Alan King ignites the important details of his experience, compelling us to ask what-plus-what added up to our own lives.” TIM SEIBLES, author of Fast Animal and One Turn Around the Sun

“Alan King is one of my favorite up-and-coming poets of his generation. His poems are not pop and flash, rather more like a slow dance…

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