No Need to Speak was published by Ibbetson Street Press in February 2013.
My poetry has appeared in:
The Broken Plate (Spring of 2015)
The Endicott Review (Spring of 2012, 2013, and 2014)
Freshwater (Spring of 2015)
Ibbetson Street Press (Spring of 2012 and Fall of 2012)
Like One: Poems For Boston (Summer of 2013)
Muddy River Poetry Review (Fall of 2012 and 2013)
Notes from the Gean: Monthly Haiku Journal (Summer of 2013)
Oddball Magazine (Spring of 2014)
2012: My poem, “I would for you,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Muddy River Poetry Review.
2013: My poetry book, No Need to Speak, was chosen by The Aurorean as the Editor’s Book Choice to be featured in their October 2013 issue.
2014: Winner of Salamander Magazine’s Poetry-On-The-Spot contest
I have been interviewed on:
Somerville Community Access TV show, Poet to Poet: Writer to Writer (February 11th, 2014)
New Mexico’s National Public Radio (September 29th, 2013 and April 27th, 2014)
I’ve been a featured poet at:
Lynn’s Walnut Street Café (Lynn, MA, in Winter of 2013)
Gloucester Writers Center (Gloucester, MA, in Fall of 2013)
Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library (Manchester-by-the-sea, MA, in Fall of 2013)
Endicott College (Beverly, MA, in Spring of 2014)
Montserrat College (Beverly, MA, in Spring of 2014)
TV Time Brookline Interactive (Brookline, Boston, in Spring of 2014)
North Shore Community College (Danvers, MA, in Spring of 2014)
Interviews and articles:
In May, 2012 I interviewed Marge Piercy and this interview was published in Ibbetson Street Press (issue 31).
In February, 2015 Skirt Collective published my article, “I Love You, You Hate You.”
In May, 2014 my short story, “Mazel Tov,” was published in The Endicott Review (volume 31, issue 1).
I write book reviews for the Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene:
December 27th, 2013 – (A photography book) Boston Below by Joseph Votano and Karen Hosking. This review can be seen here: http://dougholder.blogspot.com/2013/12/riding-together-close-look-at-boston.html
February 18th, 2014 – (A poetry book) A Shed for Wood by Daniel Thomas Moran. This review can be seen here: http://dougholder.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-wood-that-we-carry-looking-inside.html
August 7th, 2014- (A poetry book) When the Light Turns Green written by Kenneth Pobo and illustrated by Stacy Esch. This review can be seen here: http://dougholder.blogspot.com/2014/08/taking-look-around-us-review-of-when.html