Portland, OR— May 27, 2019 — Unsolicited Press announced immediate availability of murmurs at the gate by Suzanne S. Rancourt, a traumatic tempo of clarity, vision, and hard, societal questions. If we are at war with everything, who are the Warriors? Who are the survivors?
murmurs at the gate – Suzanne S. Rancourt’s second book of poetry uses both fictional and auto-biographical events to create a chorus of survivors. These poems are for the unspeakable, the marginalized, the “in-betweeners,” create a chorus of survivors in the theatre of life’s sorrow, love, tragedy, beauty, and profound human resiliency. Rancourt’s life attests to being a survivor, and states, “Prejudice is non-discriminatory.” murmurs at the gate, is a poetic narrative that explores the harsh measures of life’s wars. Rancourt brings to the reader her rich and diverse metaphors inspired by rural mountain living and Native American culture. Each poem honors her ancestors in this astounding book where every murmur could be your own.
Suzanne S. Rancourt is Abenaki/Huron decent, born and raised in the mountains of West Central Maine currently residing in the Adirondack Mountains, NY. A multi-modal artist, she has work appearing in Bright Hill Press 25th Anniversary Anthology, Dawnland Voices 2.0 #4, Northern New England Review, Bear Review, Three Drops Press, Snapdragon Journal, mgversion2>datura, Sirsee, Slipstream, Muddy River Poetry Review, Ginosko, Journal of Military Experience, Cimarron Review, Callaloo, numerous anthologies, translations, and text books. Her book, Billboard in the Clouds was the winner of the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas First Book Award.
murmurs at the gate by Suzanne S. Rancourt is available directly from the publisher (www.unsolicitedpress.com) and all major retailers. Ingram Book Group distributes the title to the market. murmurs at the gate by Suzanne S. Rancourt is available as a paperback and in an electronic form.
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