Violet's News

December 15, 2012

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December 26, 2011

New Titles Announced

Violet Press is now accepting haiku submissions for three anthologies to be published 2013–2014: "Haiku on the Dandelion";"Haiku on the Chickens"; and "Haiku on the Pigeon." The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2012. For more information and guidelines contact: info@VioletPress.com.

December 26, 2011

Dog Paintings and Sculpture by Jackie Ehle to be Exhibited

Paintings and sculpture by Jackie Ehle, the illustrator of the Violet Press edition of A Tribute to the Best Friend of Man: Eulogy on the Dog, will be included in the exhibition, THE DOG DAYS OF WINTER at the Barry Gallery of Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia January 20 – February 9, 2012. For more information visit: http://connect.marymount.edu/academic/artandsci/barrygallery/schedule.html.

May 22, 2011

Haiku on the Cat Announced

Our upcoming book Haiku on the Cat will be illustrated with the assistance of Fancy Cats Rescue Team. Since its founding in 1997, Fancy Cats has found homes for thousands of cats facing euthanasia in animal shelters. To learn more about their work visit http://www.fancycats.org.

May 15, 2011

Illustrator Honored with Fellowship

Jackie Ehle, the illustrator of the Violet Press edition of A Tribute to the Best Friend of Man: Eulogy on the Dog, is a recipient of a Strass Fellowship from the Arts Council of Fairfax County. The fellowships recognize eleven outstanding Fairfax County Artists for their individual achievements in the fields of creative writing, film, music composition, and visual arts. Strauss Fellowships are awarded through a competitive grant program.

March 20th, 2011

Work of Illustrator to be Exhibited

The artwork of Rebecca Clark, whose illustrations are featured in Haiku on the Sparrow, can now be viewed in an exhibition at the Irvine Nature Center. Delicate Visions: Rebecca Clark, Joanna Barnum and Elaine Brandes will be up through July 30, 2011. To learn more visit: http://www.explorenature.org/sharing-nature/nature-art.

February 14th, 2011

"FETCH a Cure Offers A Tribute to the Best Friend of Man: Eulogy on the Dog as Contribution Gift

FETCH a Cure is a non-profit organization determined to improve the quality of life for pets. Their programs are focused on the issues of pet health, specifically cancer and aging, and the human-animal bond. They now offer the Violet Press edition of A Tribute to the Best Friend of Man: Eulogy on the Dog to those who contribute $50 or more to the FETCH a Cure Memorial Fund. Read more at FETCH a Cure's website

October 26th, 2010

Women of the House Named Finalist in National Best Books Competition

Congratulations to Jane Anne Mallet Settle whose book, The Women of the House, has been named Finalist in the History Category of the 2010 Best Book Awards, sponsored by USA Book News. Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of USABestBooks.com, observed that the "2010 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the United States." For a complete list of winners visit USABookNews.com.

August 2nd, 2010

Violet Press will be at the Decatur Book Festival

Visit us at the Decatur Book Festival to shop for our books and meet author Jane Anne Mallet Settle, author of Women of the House.   Booth 306, September 3-4, 2010.

July 26th, 2009

Book Signing a Memorable Event

Author Jane Anne Mallet Settle signed copies of her new book, The Women of the House in Jackson July 16th. The signing was hosted by the Jackson-Butts County Friends of the Library, Jackson-Butts County Genealogical Society, and the Jackson-Butts County Historical Society. See the article in the Jackson Progress-Argus for more details. Read the Review!