Posts Tagged: poetry

Coming April 1st!

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
We finally have a new publication date for The Apidictor Tapes, and it’s April 1st. I can’t wait for this book to finally be a real thing in the world, in readers’ hands. Two…

Coming April 1st!

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
We finally have a new publication date for The Apidictor Tapes, and it’s April 1st. I can’t wait for this book to finally be a real thing in the world, in readers’ hands. Two…

Turning a Mirror into a Person: Dreaming of You (Melissa Lozada-Oliva)

I love a good novel-in-verse. Here’s one. In Dreaming of You, Melissa Lozada-Oliva tells the story of a young poet (also named Melissa) who decides to bring Latina pop idol Selena Quintanilla-Perez back to life, over 20 years after her murder.

Turning a Mirror into a Person: Dreaming of You (Melissa Lozada-Oliva)

I love a good novel-in-verse. Here’s one. In Dreaming of You, Melissa Lozada-Oliva tells the story of a young poet (also named Melissa) who decides to bring Latina pop idol Selena Quintanilla-Perez back to life, over 20 years after her murder.

Virtual Reading 12/06

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
I hope you’ll join us on Monday, December 6th, for a transatlantic virtual poetry reading! There will be new poetry, hot off the press, followed by a Q&A. Us, that’ll be Samuel Ugbechie and…

Virtual Reading 12/06

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
I hope you’ll join us on Monday, December 6th, for a transatlantic virtual poetry reading! There will be new poetry, hot off the press, followed by a Q&A. Us, that’ll be Samuel Ugbechie and…

Out Now: The Apidictor Tapes

**** UPDATE: it appears the supply chain is in really bad shape and because of this, The Apidictor Tapes won’t be available until February. I’m sorry about this, believe me. I only found out last night. If you ordered the book to give

Out Now: The Apidictor Tapes

**** UPDATE: it appears the supply chain is in really bad shape and because of this, The Apidictor Tapes won’t be available until February. I’m sorry about this, believe me. I only found out last night. If you ordered the book to give

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 –