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
May 04, 2015
Steve Semken: Writing and Working Interview
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Steve Semken: Writing and Working Interview

Check out this interview with Ice Cube Press publisher Steve Semken: http://jennaleigh-evans.squarespace.com/new-blog-1/2015/5/3/seven-questions-for-the-working-writer-steven-semken and/or read below. Steven Semken is the founder of Ice Cube Press. He is also the author of Pick-Up Stick City, Kansas Book Award-winner The Great Blues, The Tin Prayer, Moving with...
Apr 28, 2015
‘Sirens’ Star Michael Mosley Options True Life Murder Mystery Tale ‘Brother’s Blood’ (Exclusive)
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‘Sirens’ Star Michael Mosley Options True Life Murder Mystery Tale ‘Brother’s Blood’ (Exclusive)

Scott Cawelti’s nonfiction book follows Jerry Mark, a lawyer who murdered four members of his family Source: ‘Sirens’ Star Michael Mosley Options True Life Murder Mystery Tale ‘Brother’s Blood’ (Exclusive)
Apr 13, 2015
New York Journal Review
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New York Journal Review

Soul External: Rediscovering the Great Blue Heron is reviewed in the New York Journal of Books.   “This is an artful, idiosyncratic book.” Soul External is a curious book. Not only because it is quirky but because it is inquiring. A mixture of nature writing, mythology, and essay, with the occasionally shaggy dog story thrown in, it recounts the narrator’s...
Mar 27, 2015
NPR WVIK Interview
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NPR WVIK Interview

Hear long time publisher of the Ice Cube Press on NPR’s WVIK being interviewed on the show Scribble http://wvik.org/post/scribble-steve-semken
Mar 25, 2015
Prairie Seed Poetry Prize
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Prairie Seed Poetry Prize

It’s time to halt your life, edit and organize your poetry on the Midwest and enter our Prairie Seed Poetry Prize   For all of you that always ask if we’re taking submissions, well, this is your chance.
Mar 08, 2015
House of Moffitt
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House of Moffitt

3.8.15 http://thegazette.com/subject/life/memoir-house-of-moffitt-explores-an-earlier-era-of-iowa-city-20150307 Memoir ‘House of Moffitt’ explores an earlier era of Iowa City There is more to these houses than distinctive design Alison Gowans, The Gazette March 7, 2015 | 10:40 pm The Moffitt houses of Iowa City — each one built with scrap...
Feb 15, 2015
Soul Full Words for Soul External
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Soul Full Words for Soul External

We’re honored that Boria Sax has offered a thoughtful comment on Soul External: Rediscovering the Great Blue Heron: “Derrida famously wrote that one should not use the word ‘animal,’ since, by equating such a large and varied range of beings, the label obscured their particularity. I was disappointed, however, when, immediately after the...
Jan 20, 2015
Kickshaws Clerihew Review
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Kickshaws Clerihew Review

~ BOOK REVIEW, Dave Morice, August Kicksaws column of Word Ways magazine THE LOST CLERIHEWS OF PAUL INGRAM, © 2014 Paul Ingram, Illustrations © 2014 Julia Anderson-Miller, Foreword © 2014 Elizabeth McCracken, Ice Cube Press LLC, 205 N. Front Street, North Liberty, Iowa 52317.Email steve@icecubepress.com . $19.95....