Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – #Pre-Order #Poetry The New Asylum by Frank Prem

Thank you to the wonderful Sally Cronin who has added The New Asylum to the shelves over at her Smoragsbord Blog magazine to help folk find out about it.

Sally is a wonderful supporter of Indie pblishers and publications and I’m just delighted to have my books on show over at her place.

Do visit and check out her site. It’s well worth it.

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Another book on pre-order this week for October 13th, is the new collection from poet Frank Prem – The New Asylum.

About the collection

The New Asylum is the third volume in a series of free-verse poetry anthologies and personal memoirs from Australian author Frank Prem (Small Town Kid, Devil In The Wind).

This collection is an exposé of life in the public psychiatric system, spanning five decades and describing sometimes graphically, sometimes ironically, often poignantly, and always honestly, a search for meaning in extraordinary and often incomprehensible circumstances.

The journey begins with childhood experiences of watching immigrant parents earn their living in the Mayday Hills Mental Asylum… progresses through the oddities and antics of psychiatric nurse training in the 1970s… on to the high-pressure coalface of managing regional centres facing an inundation of modern urban challenges… and finally, settles into the generally calmer waters of a small town…

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