Kalos Press
a literary imprint of Doulos Resources

Cover for Margie Haack's new book!

We're excited to reveal the cover design for Margie Haack's new book, God in the Sink: Essays from Toad Hall—which will be released later this fall.Margie's essays have long been a staple of regular reading for subscribers of her newsletter (until very recently called Notes from Toad Hall—now known as Letters from the House In Between). Now you'll have 22 of her favorite essays, spanning
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Writing in the cracks

Perhaps there are other writers who occasionally stop by this blog, so if you are, you might be interested in thinking about how the process of writing works for you. What motivates you?  How does your calling intersect with the rest of your life.  I was invited by Nancy Nordenson to join a "blog tour" (Nancy, btw, has a manuscript on work and leisure with Kalos right now.) so I was forced
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Kalos Press—publishing poetry?

Since the beginning, we have been asked about publishing poetry. Initially, we knew that we weren't ready and turned it down outright. More recently, though, we have begun to reconsider it.How does a publisher evaluate poetry for potential publication? This is a question we've asked ourselves and each other a number of times over the last year or so. Typically, it seems, publishers expect a certain
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CFS: essays on infertility and miscarriage

Early in the life of Kalos Press, we announced a call for submissions for a project that we hoped to develop on the topics of infertility, miscarriage, and adoption. We received some interest, but the project struggled to get off the ground. Our interest in this project hasn't ceased, though, and we've renewed our attention to it with the hope of seeing it come to life soon.We are seeking essays on
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Our new General Editor!

Welcome to Jenni Simmons, our new Kalos Press General Editor!It's a great delight to announce that Jenni Simmons has joined the Kalos Press staff and family as our new General Editor.Jenni and her husband Johnny are residents of Houston, TX, and devoted members of Church of the Holy Trinity, a Reformed Anglican congregation in Houston. Jenni is the Editor of the Art House America blog (working with,
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Cover for Habitation of Dragons

We're getting ready for our fall release: an updated, commemorative edition of Keith Miller's devotional book, Habitation of Dragons.Here's a look at the cover:You can learn more about this re-release at the book's page.
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Literary Devices, illustrated

Here's a great (and fun) illustration of many classic literary devices, using characters and scenarios from Disney films to demonstrate each:http://www.buzzfeed.com/moerder/fancy-literary-techniques-explained-by-disneyWriters, take note!
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Writing a "Secular" Bio

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Readings from "The Exact Place"

Margie Haack will be reading and signing in April.April 13 Minneapolis, MN, Dessert, Drinks and ConversationSaturday 6 pmhttp://starhesed.blogspot.com/April 18 Minneapolis, MN, Reading and signing.Thursday 7 pmHome of Julie StellerCall for more info. (612) 340-1651June 27-30 Leakey, TXLaity LodgeWomen's Retreat with Margie Haack, Andi Ashworth, Kate Harris and Sarah Groves.(They are currently placing
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Books and Authors Notes, December 2012

Our latest release, Matt Redmond's The God Of The Mundane, is officially available! Speaking of The God Of The Mundane, it has already received several great reviews: here is one on the Providential Irony blog, another from Picking Up Pebbles, and a third from Phoenix Preacher. Thanks for all of the great words, everyone!And speaking of reviews — we continue to see and hear great things about
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