Today I’m proud to be one of the bloggers hosting the cover and title reveal for Robert Zimmermann’s upcoming poetry collection! Rob is a great guy and a real asset to readers (and authors) everywhere, so it is an honor to participate in this. Check it out!
From Robert Zimmermann comes From Where I Stand, an emotional debut poetry collection. Zimmermann explores strained parental relationships, loss of life, and the despair associated with grief. Alongside these darker themes, he delves into the small areas of life that often go unnoticed but become the hope we are searching for.
Expected release November 2012
Example’s of Robert’s poetry can be found in the poetry section on his blog. He also has poems published by Albany Poets.
“Rob writes with an incredible sense of observation and feeling made all the more poignant by his struggles. Every verse is genuine and every poem is a journey toward understanding the soul of a poet.” – Ben Ditmars, author of Night Poems
“Zimmermann has achieved something rarely seen in modern poetry. Each poem is a personal and detailed story that will strike the heart of the reader with a torrent of emotion. Zimmermann balances the dark and light beautifully and without a hint of hesitation.” – Jessica Fortunato, author of The Sin Collector Trilogy
“Rob’s poetry has a very real tone to it and in some ways creates a tragic yet poetic story.” – Paulina Ulrich, author of the Flightless Bird Series
“Honest, heartfelt and moving” – Amber Jerome~Norrgard, author of In The Gloaming
Robert has been writing poetry since the eleventh grade. His writing started as impulsive rambling, but soon became a passion. A few years later he attended SUNY Potsdam where he received a B.A. in Creative Writing.
His main focus is poetry, but at times you can find him dabbling in short fiction. Robert has also created the blog A Life Among The Pages, where he posts his writing as well as book reviews.
When he’s not reading or writing, Robert enjoys spending time with his dog, Deuc. Deuc ran out of the woods in August 2011 and they have been inseparable ever since.
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I absolutely love the cover 😀 I can’t wait to read the book.