Jun 30, 2017
Recent Book Reviews
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Recent Book Reviews

A few good reviews have come in the last couple days and I thought I’d share them: Schoolhouse , by Marc Nieson review from Grace Grits by Marc Niesen If books were celebrated simply because of beautiful writing, Schoolhouse would be enjoying a stellar view from the...
Feb 26, 2017
UNESCO’s Writers on the Fly: Steve Semken
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UNESCO’s Writers on the Fly: Steve Semken

Ice Cube Press publisher is interviewed for the Iowa City’s UNESCO City of Literature series “Writers on the Fly” Wonderful to be included along side so many talented and intelligent authors who visit as well as make Iowa their home. Interesting conversation and questions...
Jan 18, 2017
Coming Alive: A Call to Action & HuffPost
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Coming Alive: A Call to Action & HuffPost

post on Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/coming-alive-action-civil-disobedience_us_587c02d7e4b094e1aa9dc77a “There is a way of being wrong which is also sometimes necessarily right.”—Edward Abbey from Taylor Brorby‘s essay, Coming Alive: “Sage swirls around the muddy banks of the Cannonball River before it merges with the Missouri River. I’ve returned...
May 18, 2016
Fracture authors protest
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Fracture authors protest

IOWANS TO HOST MAY 28 CANOE/KAYAK FLOTILLA & PUBLIC EVENT IN PROTEST OF BAKKEN PIPELINE www.nobakken.com On Saturday, May 28th, seventh-generation landowner Sylvia Rodgers Spalding and members of the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition –a statewide group of 30 organizations united to stop the construction of the Bakken pipeline–will lead...
Mar 23, 2016
Fracktivism lit
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Fracktivism lit

http://littlevillagemag.com/fracktivism-lit/ New anthology ignites environmental conversation By Adam Burke –Mar 22, 2016 Reading with Fracture co-editor Taylor Brorby and contributors Tyler Priest, John Kenyon and Amy Weldon Prairie Lights — Sat., Mar. 26, 7 p.m. On Saturday a reading at Prairie Lights will feature the editors and a few of the...
Feb 15, 2016
Taylor Brorby Discusses Fracture on Rag Radio
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Taylor Brorby Discusses Fracture on Rag Radio

Listen to Taylor Brorby on Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. On Rag Radio this week we visit the intersection of literature and the environment. Taylor Brorby, an award-winning essayist and poet, is editor of the anthology, “Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in...
Feb 01, 2016
Fracture book trailer
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Fracture book trailer

Get your copy of Fracture now. Share the news with others. This book can and will make a difference.
Dec 23, 2015
Soul External reviewed in Little Village Magazine
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Soul External reviewed in Little Village Magazine

North Liberty author offers uncommon gift with ‘Soul External’ By Adam Burke –Dec 22, 2015  “The only remark of nature is its silence, but that is not because the world around us has nothing to say. It is because we come unequipped with ears to hear.” — Paul Gruchow, Journal of a Prairie Year Since...
Oct 05, 2015
Humanimalia: Boria Sax Fall 2015
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Humanimalia: Boria Sax Fall 2015

The Question of the Animal Great Blue Heron by Boria Sax, for Humanimalia http://www.depauw.edu/site/humanimalia/issue%2013/sax-semken.html Steven H. Semken, Soul External: Rediscovering the Great Blue Heron , Illustrations and design by Andrew R. Driscoll. North Liberty, IA: Ice Cube Press, 2015. 139 pp., $24.95 hc. At the start of the modern age, Descartes was...
Jun 17, 2015
Kansas Book Award
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Kansas Book Award

Our brilliant poetry and photography book, Chasing Weather , was just selected as a 2014 Notable Book of Kansas. Get a copy and behold the wonders of storms, words, and the space of the Midwest. https://kslib.info/1194/2015-Notable-Books