The Fun of Speaking English by Dorothea Grossman

The Fun of Speaking English: Selected Poems (120 pages) is the definitive collection of American poet Dorothea Grossman. She died on May 6, 2012 at the age of 74. While we were deeply saddened by Dorothea’s death, we feel fortunate that she had already approved nearly every aspect of the design and content. We completed…

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The Boulevard of Broken Discourse by Matthew Freeman

The Boulevard of Broken Discourse (140 pages), is a book of poems by St. Louis poet Matthew Freeman. Coffeetown published Freeman’s collection, Darkness Never Far, in 2010. In May of 2014, Matthew won The Graduate Poetry Prize from the University of Missouri, St Louis. Critics have high praise for Freeman’s poetry: “Gritty and real, full…

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Darkness Never Far by Matthew Freeman

Coffeetown Press is proud to release Darkness Never Far, the latest volume of poetry by Matthew Freeman. Matthew Freeman has been a poet since he was a teenager in Dogtown, St. Louis. Since then he has fallen in love, travelled the country, and sung his songs. Diagnosed with Schizophrenia at the age of 24, he…

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