Efrayim Levenson's Psalms are Inaugural Publication for Waterloo Cottage Press

Top Quote Waterloo Cottage Press announced today publication of "Book of Sparks: Psalms for a New World" by Efrayim Levenson. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 20, 2014 - "Book of Sparks: Psalms for a New World" is a collection of prose poems that will give inspiration to many who are struggling to stay afloat spiritually in our increasingly hectic modern-day world. In these psalms Levenson addresses redemption, thanks, Infinite Oneness, dance, Sabbath, family purity, food, repentance, and the Messiah.

    "Here are psalms created in English that do that linguistic medium justice for expressing unprecedented meaning. In this collection, Levenson grasps the hem of deeper spirituality that lies within us, crying out for verbal expression", said David P.B. Feder.

    Matthue Roth, Hasidic author, slam poet, and screenwriter said, "Book of Sparks is the sizzling electric prayerbook for our lives, a collection of praises and love songs and tributes that are every bit as exuberant and crazy as Creation itself. "May I have this dance?" Levenson, in one of these pieces, poses the question to G-d. If these poems are any indication of his intent, the answer couldn't be anything but yes."

    This is Efrayim Levenson's fourth book project. In 2013, Poets Wear Prada released "Funhouse", a poetical interpretation of the music of Buckethead. "Dances With Tears", which includes the 2008 Pushcart Prize nominated poem "& Ribbon", was released in 2007. Poetrymanz Press released his first collection, "For My Relations", in 2000.

    Founded in 2014, Waterloo Cottage Press is a small press based in Far Rockaway, New York devoted to interesting and unique Jewish voices in poetry, spirituality, Torah commentaries, and history.

    "Book of Sparks: Psalms for a New World" by Efrayim Levenson (Far Rockaway: Waterloo Cottage Press, 2014), 30 pages, ISBN-10: 0615969771, ISBN-13: 978-0615969770, list price: $10.00, is available in paperback from Amazon Books and other popular booksellers.

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