Author Archives: annette.c.boehm

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Out Now: The Apidictor Tapes

So this just happened at my other blog: my book came out! Here’s the post from annettecboehm.wordpress.com: It’s publication day, finally! Welcome to the world, little book. To whet your appetite, I made a little recording of the title poem,

Out Now: The Apidictor Tapes

So this just happened at my other blog: my book came out! Here’s the post from annettecboehm.wordpress.com: It’s publication day, finally! Welcome to the world, little book. To whet your appetite, I made a little recording of the title poem,

Rose Tremain’s Sacred Country

This novel is very much about the questions, What do I want from life? Who am I? When we first meet Mary, she is six and standing in a field with her family trying to hold a two minute silence for the King.

Rose Tremain’s Sacred Country

This novel is very much about the questions, What do I want from life? Who am I? When we first meet Mary, she is six and standing in a field with her family trying to hold a two minute silence for the King.

The Children Act / Ian McEwan

I recently picked up Ian McEwan’s The Children Act, mainly because I remembered how much I enjoyed Machines Like Me, and I must say that the book did not disappoint.

The Children Act / Ian McEwan

I recently picked up Ian McEwan’s The Children Act, mainly because I remembered how much I enjoyed Machines Like Me, and I must say that the book did not disappoint.

Preorder The Apidictor Tapes

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Not long now – November* is just around the corner, and with it my second collection of poetry. You can preorder the book through Small Press Distribution here: https://www.spdbooks.org/Products/9780898234060/the-apidictor-tapes.aspx *) yes, the original plan…

Preorder The Apidictor Tapes

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Not long now – November* is just around the corner, and with it my second collection of poetry. You can preorder the book through Small Press Distribution here: https://www.spdbooks.org/Products/9780898234060/the-apidictor-tapes.aspx *) yes, the original plan…

Prayers, Oubliettes, and Peacock Feathers: Natalie Diaz

Natalie Diaz’ debut collection When My Brother Was an Aztec has been on my shelf for some time now – it came out in 2014, so it’s by no means a recent addition to my library. I re-read it yesterday

Prayers, Oubliettes, and Peacock Feathers: Natalie Diaz

Natalie Diaz’ debut collection When My Brother Was an Aztec has been on my shelf for some time now – it came out in 2014, so it’s by no means a recent addition to my library. I re-read it yesterday

Stay Bones / Liz Bahs

Liz Bahs‘ 2020 debut Stay Bones is a colorful, lively collection of poems that take us to many different places, among them a library in Miami, an Islington bus, televangelist Billy Graham’s headquarters, a pub in Carrigaline, Ireland, and a

Stay Bones / Liz Bahs

Liz Bahs‘ 2020 debut Stay Bones is a colorful, lively collection of poems that take us to many different places, among them a library in Miami, an Islington bus, televangelist Billy Graham’s headquarters, a pub in Carrigaline, Ireland, and a

Adelante / Jessica Guzman

Cuban American poet Jessica Guzman recently published her debut collection, Adelante. This book is full of things to discover, from lizards to manatees, orange jumpsuits to corals. My father / in the hospital recliner, rolling oranges / across the t.v.

Adelante / Jessica Guzman

Cuban American poet Jessica Guzman recently published her debut collection, Adelante. This book is full of things to discover, from lizards to manatees, orange jumpsuits to corals. My father / in the hospital recliner, rolling oranges / across the t.v.

Alex Josephy’s Naked Since Faversham

In this guest post, fellow-poet Liz Bahs reviews Alex Josephy’s brand new collection Naked Since Faversham: I was fortunate enough to be introduced to Alex Josephy at The Poetry Book Fair in London, UK in February 2020, just before the

Alex Josephy’s Naked Since Faversham

In this guest post, fellow-poet Liz Bahs reviews Alex Josephy’s brand new collection Naked Since Faversham: I was fortunate enough to be introduced to Alex Josephy at The Poetry Book Fair in London, UK in February 2020, just before the

Red Fires of the Mind (Anne Carson)

Let me tell you about two books I really love, both by Canadian poet Anne Carson: red doc> (2013) and Autobiography of Red (1998). Are there many little boys who think they are a / Monster? But in my case

Red Fires of the Mind (Anne Carson)

Let me tell you about two books I really love, both by Canadian poet Anne Carson: red doc> (2013) and Autobiography of Red (1998). Are there many little boys who think they are a / Monster? But in my case

The Liars’ Club / Mary Karr

Mary Karr’s memoir The Liars’ Club is a remarkable book. Some parts made me squirm, others delighted me to no end. One main reason I decided to post about it here, though, is that it’s a memoir. It’s all true.

The Liars’ Club / Mary Karr

Mary Karr’s memoir The Liars’ Club is a remarkable book. Some parts made me squirm, others delighted me to no end. One main reason I decided to post about it here, though, is that it’s a memoir. It’s all true.

Deep Gossip: New And Selected

Sidney Wade‘s Deep Gossip: new and selected poems just came out this April, and I was fortunate enough to get a copy hot off the press. This book is a good way to get to know Sidney Wade’s work –

Deep Gossip: New And Selected

Sidney Wade‘s Deep Gossip: new and selected poems just came out this April, and I was fortunate enough to get a copy hot off the press. This book is a good way to get to know Sidney Wade’s work –

The Art of Asking

This book grew out of Amanda Palmer’s 2013 TED talk (linked below), but in addition to making the same (good) point, it’s also a sort of crash course in all things Amanda.

The Art of Asking

This book grew out of Amanda Palmer’s 2013 TED talk (linked below), but in addition to making the same (good) point, it’s also a sort of crash course in all things Amanda.