Another update 8/5/2018

Well, I did not write anything yesterday (I say ‘yesterday’ even though I haven’t gone to sleep yet)—but I now have a title for my next collection of poems: Straining Against the Margins. This phrase, which came to mind a couple of days ago, captures quite well the year so far—both for me personally and [...]

The Lilac Years—Ebook available now!

My latest collection of poems, The Lilac Years, will be available in ePub and Kindle formats on April 30! The Smashwords edition will be available in your choice of ePub or Kindle format: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/818400. This is the version that will also be available from Apple, Barnes & Noble, and so on. The Kindle edition available from [...]

The Lilac Years—Ebook coming April 30!

My latest collection of poems, The Lilac Years, will be available in ePub and Kindle formats on April 30! The Smashwords edition will be available in your choice of ePub or Kindle format: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/818400. This is the version that will also be available from Apple, Barnes & Noble, and so on. The Kindle edition available from [...]

The Lilac Years—Available now!

My latest collection of poems, The Lilac Years, is available as of today! You can get it from Amazon and Barnes and Noble, or you can check IndieBound for a bookstore in your area to order it from. The Lilac Years Kevin J. O'Conner 216 pp., softcover (5.5" x 8.5") Alarm Cat Press ISBN: 978-0-9988781-4-0 Gotta use that [...]

The Lilac Years—Monday!

My latest collection of poems, The Lilac Years, is just three days away! Pre-ordering is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble, or you can check IndieBound for a bookstore in your area to order it from. The Lilac Years Kevin J. O'Conner 216 pp., softcover (5.5" x 8.5") Alarm Cat Press ISBN: 978-0-9988781-4-0 (13 April 2018)

The Lilac Years—One more week!

My latest collection of poems, The Lilac Years, is just one week away! Pre-ordering is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble, or you can check IndieBound for a bookstore in your area to order it from. The Lilac Years Kevin J. O'Conner 216 pp., softcover (5.5" x 8.5") Alarm Cat Press ISBN: 978-0-9988781-4-0 (9 April 2018)

The Lilac Years—new publication date

Since I am still working out a couple of persistent printing problems with the interior, I have pushed back the publication/on-sale date of The Lilac Years to April 16, 2018. This will give me enough time to make any changes necessary to eliminate or work around the problems I have encountered. In the meantime, here again is [...]

The Lilac Years—March 16th!

Moments ago, I uploaded the cover and interior PDFs of The Lilac Years for review. Scheduled release date: March 16, 2018. Here is a look at the cover—front, back, and spine:     Including front and back matter, it comes to a total of 214 pages. Retail price will be $20. As shown on the back cover, [...]

The Lilac Years—new new cover draft

Here is my latest draft of the front cover for The Lilac Years:   I came up with this about two or three weeks back for another project; since I never submitted that iteration for consideration, I decided to appropriate it for my own nefarious purposes. I still like my ‘old’ design, but the simplicity of this [...]