"First Breath - 2010 Savant Anthology of Poems" released by Savant Books and Publications

Savant Books and Publications LLC, Honolulu, Hawaii, publishers of significant books and enduring media for the 21st century, is pleased to announce the release of FIRST BREATH - 2010 SAVANT ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS.
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First Breath - 2010 Savant Anthology of Poems
First Breath - 2010 Savant Anthology of Poems
July 2, 2010 - PRLog -- The first in annual ongoing series of poetry anthologies, FIRST BREATH is an collection of 29 poems by ten outstanding writers and poets including:

Vietnamese-American novelist and screenwriter HELEN DOAN, who has spent the last eight years writing feature-length screenplays. Helen is the author of the soon-to-be-released novel, ON MY BEHALF, to be published by Savant Books and Publication.

ERIN L. GEORGE, an award-winning, freelance writer from southern New Hampshire with poems and articles published in numerous journals, anthologies and magazines since 1995. Her books include DANDELION DANCE and INSIDEOUT.

Writer and editor JACK HOWARD, who hails from the small fishing village of Ilwaco, Washington. Trained as a lawyer, he pounded the streets as a news reporter, and served, in his second life, as a post-secondary teacher. English is his favorite subject, along with paralegal studies, business and, of course, writing.

DANIEL S. JANIK, Editor-in-Chief of Savant Books and Publications, an award-winning poet with works appearing in sixteen books. Author of FOOTPRINTS, SMILES AND LITTLE WHITE LIES, THE ILLUSTRATED MIDDLE EARTH, LAST AND FINAL HARVEST and over 60 other books and publications including UNLOCK THE GENIUS WITHIN, and the popular childrens books, SOURDOUGH SCOTT'S BEDTIME FAIRY TALES FROM ALASKA and A WHALE'S TALE.

Journalist and public educator SCOTT MASTRO, author of numerous "mind-numbing incarnations too ghastly to mention," whose world citizenship and travels are reflected in prose and poetry.  He is the author of BLOOD MONEY - TALES FROM TWO SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC, a collection of short stories scheduled for release by Savant Books and Publications in 2010.

ZACHARY M. OLIVER, editor of FIRST BREATH, an established poet continually searching for his niche in life. Basking in the sunshine and trade winds of Hawaii, he is currently authoring his book, MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCE AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS, scheduled for release by Savant Books and Publications in 2010.

England-born artist and print-maker FRANCIS H. POWELL, a teacher of English language and literature currently living in Paris. He has numerous published poems to his credit in a variety of poetry magazines.  An avid short-story writer, he is the author of FLIGHTS OF FANTASY, a collection of short stories scheduled for release by Savant Books and Publications in 2010.

GABJIREL RA, a Belgrade-born, multimedia artist, poet and art theorist. Gabjirel has published two books of poetry—POWER OF THE FALLEN ANGEL and LAST LOVERS—and has contributed to many anthologies and magazines.

India-born V. BRIGHT SAIGAL, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Mass Communications, working hard to establish himself as a professional poet and author.

OREST STOCCO, author of the provocative novel WHAT WOULD I SAY TODAY IF I WERE TO DIE TOMORROW, who hails originally from Italy. Currently writing from Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada, he is authoring a second novel entitled MY UNBORN CHILD, scheduled for release by Savant Books and Publications in 2010.  

Edited by Zachary M. Oliver, FIRST BREATH, is, as its title suggests, is an eclectic collection of different, intersecting world points-of-view expressed through poetry.

"If prose is the bones, muscles and sinews, then poetry is the very soul of written works, and FIRST BREATH clearly reflects that enlivened, struggling-to-escape spirit," says editor and contributor, Zachary M. Oliver.

"Savant Books and Publications is proud to introduce these outstanding, new and established poets to the reading public.  Many are authors with published or soon-to-be-released prose works. In a age where shorter, reflective readings are less-known and available to readers than in the past, these selected poems, I believe, each shine tall and proud. I make it a point to take a moment from my busy day and relax, enjoy, and cherish these sometimes vista-like, sometimes incisive, sometimes quirky looks at life as it truly is," says Editor-in-Chief and Owner of Savant Books and Publications, Daniel S. Janik.

FIRST BREATH edited by Zachary M. Oliver - 72 pages - 8.25" x 5." Color softcover. ISBN 978-098-455-5222. Suggested retail price $10.95. Released by Savant Books and Publications, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

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