Rick Rayburn’s collection of poems arrives December 2020 – order now!
WARRIOR POET is out of stock until August 20 – If you need the book, Solano College Bookstore has inventory.
If you ordered before 1:00pm on August 12, you should get your copy in the mail.
Selected Poems of NSAA – Lawrence Dinkins, Jr.
Warrior Poet includes poems from NSAA’s previous books,
which were published by little m press. This collection reveals
the passion of his poetry, and shows how the wide scope of his writing style ranges from ferocity to humor. A perfect introduction to one of Sacramento’s most important poetic voices.
Connie Gutowsky’s second collection of poems, Lift, will be available soon from Random Lane Press.
Essayist, poet, and youth crime prevention advocate, Mike Owens is currently serving a Life Without Parole sentence in the California State Prison system under California’s mandatory minimum sentencing law.
Mike lives in Mule Creek State Prison where he facilitates self-help groups and volunteers in a juvenile diversion program, working closely with at-risk youth. In 2016, Mike began working toward his degree in Behavioral Sciences from Coastline Community College, as well as a Counseling Certification from Folsom Lake College.
Originally from Sacramento, Mike has been writing for nearly twenty years.
His wife, Maurita, lives in Sacramento with their three sons, Kendrik, Samarii, and T.J.
For his poem “Black Settlement Photo: Circa 1867,” Mike won the 2010 PEN American Dawson Prize, and his writings have been featured in numerous collections and journals. He self-published Foreign Currency, a full-length poetry collection in 2012, and is currently working on an experimental memoir.
Random Lane Press is proud to have the opportunity to publish Mr. Owens’ work. We welcome any inquiries about Mike, his poetry, and his other endeavors. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mike encourages all questions, comments, and opportunities to exchange poetry. Please contact him directly via US Mail at:
Mike Owens #J-25599
P.O. Box 409060
Ione, CA 95640