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Celebrated Singer-Songwriter, Photographer and Poet, Paul Kloschinsky Receives Top Honors in the 2018-2019 Reader Views Literary Awards

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Reader Views Paul Kloschinsky Vice and Virtue: A Poetic Celebration of Fun
Paul Kloschinsky's poetry book "Vice and Virtue" wins Best Poetry Book of the Year and the Inside Scoop Live Award for the Most Innovative Book of Poetry in the 2018-2019 Reader Views 2018-2019 Literary Awards.

DELTA, British Columbia - March 25, 2019 - EntSun -- Reader Views Literary Awards announced "Vice and Virtue" by Paul Kloschinsky as the Best Poetry Book of the Year.  Along with the top placement in the general awards the title also received the Inside Scoop Live Award for the Most Innovative Poetry Book of the Year.  Winners are selected out of hundreds of submissions after being put through a rigorous three-line judging process.

"Vice and Virtue: A Poetic Celebration of Fun" is the author's fourth and most recent collection of poems – his first to include illustrations. The poems and illustrations have been called a diverse collection, embracing a wide range of themes. Susan Violante, reviewer and awards director for Reader Views stated, "[Vice and Virtue] is a poetry book nothing like I have read before…is a well-written, deep, eclectic collection of insightful and thought-provoking poetry…a must read for poetry lovers, and even for all other readers, as the topics and thoughts shared are relatable to all. I highly recommend it as a five-star collection!"

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The response is much the same throughout his fan base. Reviewer Samantha Dewitt shares, "This is a book that definitely paints pictures with words. You feel like you're the social outcast, standing on the outside, looking in and wondering what it is that society feels is so wrong with you. Looking at both sides from the point of view of the extremes and the clear and brilliant views of someone who can really paint the picture is the best way to know."

As a poet, singer-songwriter and photographer, creativity is in his blood. Kloschinsky has published and received numerous awards for his creative works in these art forms. These latest accolades for his poetry holds special meaning for him. When asked about receiving these literary accomplishments, Kloschinsky stated, "It's extremely gratifying to win these two awards and validate all the years I've spent learning about poetry. It was always my biggest dream to be recognized as a legitimate poet."

About the Author

Paul Kloschinsky was born in Saskatchewan in 1963. He received a BSc in Computer Science and an MD from the University of British Columbia in the 1980's. He is now an avid photographer, songwriter and poet.

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Paul lives in Delta, BC, Canada. He won the 2007 MusicAid Award for Best Canadian Songwriter for his original song "Wearin' Blue." In 2009, Paul received a Merit Award from the New York Institute of Photography. In 2010, he received a Merit Award from Color Magazine for his photography and was accepted as a full member of the League of Canadian Poets. He has since won multiple awards for his songwriting and photography.

"Vice and Virtue" (ISBN: 978-1516838707, CreateSpace, 2018) is available through local and online bookstores. For more information, visit  www.kloschinsky.com and connect with him on Facebook and Twitter.  Publicity contact is www.ReaderViews.com.   Review copies available upon request.

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