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Nominated for a 2019 Pushcart Prize
Cover design entry to Eric Hoffer
Book Award DiVinci Eye competition 

Late Snow and Hellebore


By Melinda Rizzo


2019 Pushcart Prize Nominated for Ravens

Available in print NOW,

just in time for holiday gift giving At these retail retail locations:
Always Beautiful Floral Design Studio and Babuska's at Quakertown Farmers Market, Station Road

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Available NOW just in time for the holidays.  Late Snow and Hellebore will be published by Aldrich Press, an imprint of Kelsay Books. Available for sale here, on Amazon and on Kelsay

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From the cover

“Soul food….” The Very Reverend Anthony R. “Tony” Pompa, Dean and Rector of The Cathedral Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, PA

Book Signing

Cathedral Church of the Nativity 321 Wyandotte Street, Bethlehem, poetry workshops exploring personal faith stories during Adult Forum time 9:30 a.m. 10:15 a.m, Jan. 12, 19 and Feb. 2. Free, open to the public.

Doylestown Bookshop 16 S. Main Street, Doylestown Borough. 1 - 3 p.m., Sunday April 26, 2020, reading with a bonanza of Bucks County Kelsay Books published poets.

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