Inspiring Syn | The Story Behind Beth Kander’s Latest Novel

Inspiring Syn | The Story Behind Beth Kander’s Latest Novel

Inspiring Syn:  We recently sat down with Beth Kander to ask her the inspiration behind her latest work, Original Syn, now available through our sci-fi imprint, Owl House Books. As an author and playwright, people often ask me “Where do you get your ideas?!” Usually,...
The Results of the 2018 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize

The Results of the 2018 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize

The Winner of the 2018 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize is Burt Bradley for his collection After Following. About the Winning Manuscript: After Following is a collection of poems inspired by what the author Burt Bradley describes as poet whisperers: from Rumi to...
Medicine by Frank LaRue Owen

Medicine by Frank LaRue Owen

Medicine by Frank LaRue Owen Winner 2017 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize  The look on your face is one I have seen in my own mirror. I know you didn’t think you would feel this tired at this age but this is just a phase. You’re in-between lives within this...
The Bouquet of the Last Direction by Frank LaRue Owen

The Bouquet of the Last Direction by Frank LaRue Owen

The Bouquet of the Last Direction by Frank LaRue Owen Winner 2017 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize  When the soul becomes unburdened it’s like a new saddle on a fresh horse. Suddenly the trail feels right again, and the strong horizon line in front of you as...
Back When – April 22, 1591 by Frank LaRue Owen

Back When – April 22, 1591 by Frank LaRue Owen

Back When – April 22, 1591 by Frank LaRue Owen Winner 2017 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize    I was sitting on a rough-hewn bench eating a meager meal in a small roadside saké shop.   A large jar of saké sat in front of me.   I ate, I sipped, I watched:  ...