My weekly contribution to David Abrams’ “Sunday Sentence” project in which participants share the best sentence read during the past week “out of context and without commentary.”
Smack-dab in the middle of National Poetry Month and I haven’t posted a thing. Can you believe it? Ah, life. Well, poetry peeps, the good news is that my chapbook Men& Beasts is now ready for your hot little hands. Just click the title for the purchasing link, and pick up some of the other awesome wopo (women’s poetry) offerings at Dancing Girl Press while you’re at it.
Big thanks to the fantabulous Kristy Bowen for all that she does to bring good poetry into the world. Don’t you all just love the cover? I do.
Anyone interested in doing a review, shoot an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Just a few short (and not-so short) videos featuring Poets on Craft. Highlights include Jane Hirshfield speaking on transitions, Aimee Nez on capturing landscape/natural world, Tim Seibles on metaphor and Terrance Hayes reflecting on style. Enjoy!
Aja Couchois Duncan, Allan Peterson, Ashland Poetry Press, Bear Star Press, Burt Kimmelman, CavanKerry Press, Dana Green, Dancing Girl Press, Daneen Wardrop, David Rivard, David Weville, Donika Kelly, Dos Madres Press, Ehtlel Rackin, Eileen Tabios, Floating Bridge Press, Glenis Redmond, Graywolf Press, Greg Alan Brownderville, Kevin Carey, Knives Forks Spoons Press, Lee Sharkey, Litmus Press, LSU Press, Lydia Popovich, Lydia Swartz, Lyn Hejinian, Marsh Hawk Press, Max Ritvo, Megan Snyder-Camp, Michael Rothenberg, Milkweed Editions, Mouthfeel Press, Natalie Safir, Noah Warren, Omnidawn Press, Paper Swans Press, Parlor Press, poetry covers, Press53, Shinjini Bhattacharjee, small press poetry, Tarpaulin Sky, Tavern Books, Tupelo Press, Yale Press
Dos Madres Press
Floating Bridge Press
Ashland Poetry Press
Dancing Girl Press
Knives Forks Spoons Press
Bear Star Press
Marsh Hawk Press
Here’s three poetry collections to help get you started:
Heid Erdrich‘s CELL TRAFFIC (Sun Tracks, Univ. of AZ)
Tiffany Midge‘s THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR (Univ. of NM)
Leave your suggestions in the comments.
#readwomen, Alice Notley, books to read in pairs, booktube, Carol Birch, Certain Magical Acts, Circassian Girl, female poets, Jen Campbell, Joan Kane, M. Miranda Maloney, M.J. McGrath, Marie Benedict, Michelle Mitchell-Foust, Orphans of the Carnival, poetry and fiction pairings, T.C. Boyle, The Cormorant Hunter's Wife, The Lost Letters of Mileva, The Other Einstein, The Terranauts, White Heat
Playing off Booktuber Jen Campbell’s Books to Read in Pairs Tag, I’ve got a few novel + poetry pairings for you. Whether you are a novels-only gal or a hardcore poethead, a double dip will enhance your literary muscle. Go ahead and brag to your friends over your next glass of wine or steaming cup of coffee!! #readwomen
[Sorry T.C., but you’re sort of the token male in this list. I really liked your book, though, so there’s that.]
My poetry chapbook MEN& BEASTS if forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press. Look for it in the 2017 series, due out in late Feb/early March.
Yes, BoneSparkblog has been sadly neglected this summer, but I have something yummy for all you fiction writers out there…………….
A BRAND NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL
featuring a Craft Talks (Writers on Writing) playlist that will blow your socks off.
But don’t let the genre labels fool you, scribblers, these videos have juicy advice that is applicable across categories.
So dig in!! And look for its poetry cousin in the very near future.