Poet and author Ellen Waterston announces released her fourth poetry title, Hotel Domilocos, published by Moonglade Press. A launch party was held on Thursday, June 22, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bend, celebrating the release with a reading, signings and refreshments.
Hotel Domilocos includes poems set in Costa Rica and Central Oregon, as well as Waterston’s reflections on the environment and daily living. John Calderazzo, author of Rising Fire: Volcanoes & Our Inner Lives, said, “In a world of both staggering beauty and loss, from the tropics to the high desert, Ellen Waterston offers us intimate conversations among heart and mind and place, stories that speak to hope and recovery and joy.”
Moonglade Press specializes in publishing new works by uncommon voices. Moonglade’s next title, Repairing the Benzo Blunder: A Mosaic of Recovery, will be released August 2017. The book is Marjorie Meret-Carmen’s memoir of her unintended dependence on benzodiazepine medications and her subsequent arduous withdrawal and recovery over a period of seven years.
Bend resident Ellen Waterston is a poet, author and literary arts advocate. In 2015, she converted her verse novel,Vía Láctea: A Woman of a Certain Age Walks the Camino, to a libretto. The opera premiered June 2016 and will be presented by Eugene Opera in 2018. She recently accepted the position of executive director of Playa, a residency retreat for artists and scientists in Summer