SILVER: An Eclectic Anthology of Poetry & Prose
Featuring the work of 62 established and up-and-coming writers from the United States and United Kingdom, SILVER: An Eclectic Anthology of Poetry & Prose includes poetry, short stories, novel excerpts, stage play scenes, and essays that touch on the theme of silver in a range of creative, original, and compelling ways.
Edited by Joan Jobe Smith and Melanie Villines, the invitation-only anthology is dedicated to renowned Beat poet Jack Micheline (1929-1998) — born Harold Martin Silver — and, with permission of Micheline's family, showcases three of his poems. The Silver Anthology also features silver-inspired writings from legendary poets Amy Lowell and Walter de la Mare.
Contributors to the 240-page, 51,000-word Silver Birch Press Silver Anthology include a variety of renowned, accomplished, and award-winning authors. Silver Anthology contributors (in alphabetical order) are: BARBARA ALFARO, JENA ARDELL, MELISSA BERRY, JANE BUEL BRADLEY, JOHN BRANTINGHAM, RACHEL CAREY, CHIWAN CHOI, BILLY COOK, BARBARA DAHL, WALTER DE LA MARE, COLLEEN DELEGAN, GILLIAN EATON, BARBARA EKNOIAN, MERRILL FARNSWORTH, SYED AFZAL HAIDER, JOE HAKIM, ANDREW HILBERT, DONNA HILBERT, GAIA HOLMES, ZACK HUNTER, DIANE EAGLE KATAOKA, RUTH MOON KEMPHER, LINDA KING, THOMAS KUDLA, MORIAH LACHAPELL, LEEANNE MCILROY LANGTON, VICKIE LESTER, ELLARAINE LOCKIE, GERALD LOCKLIN, AMY LOWELL, SANDYLEE MACCOBY, TAMARA MADISON, CLINT MARGRAVE, DANIEL MCGINN, MARCIA MEARA, ANN MENEBROKER, JACK MICHELINE, BEN MYERS, JAX NTP, HANK PERRITT, MEGHAN PINSON, JACKIE PLEDGER-SKWERSKI, KATHY DAHMS ROGERS, CONRAD ROMO, LUKE SALAZAR, JOAN JOBE SMITH, CLIFTON SNIDER, DALE SPROWL, KENDALL STEINLE, ADELLE STRIPE, PAUL KAREEM TAYYAR, KATI THOMSON, JERI THOMPSON, WINSTON TONG, MARGARET TOWNER, MARY UMANS, DIRK VELVET, MELANIE VILLINES, FRED VOSS, MARK WEBER, TIM WELLS, STEVE WILLIAMS, and PAMELA MILLER WOOD.