Week 8 Chapbook Chart 2019 – Timmy Reed

Poem, A Chapbook consists of one single poem addressing language, grammar, the connection between reader and writer, the physical nature of a chapbook as an artefact, and, most importantly, plain human love. Put it in your coat pocket, snuggled close to your heart, step out of your home, and let this book take you for a walk.

Timmy Reed is a writer, teacher, and native of Baltimore, Maryland. He received his BA from College of Charleston, where he worked for the Crazyhorse literary journal, and his MFA from University of Baltimore. Timmy is the author of the books Tell God I Don’t Exist (Underrated Animals Press), The Ghosts That Surrounded Them (Dig That Book Co.), Miraculous Fauna (Underground Voices), Star Backwards (Dostoyevsky Wannabe), IRL (Outpost 19), and Kill Me Now (Counterpoint Press) as well as a couple of chapbooks: Stray/Pest (Bottlecap Press) and Zeb And Bunny Build Russian Dolls (Hidden Clearing Books). His short fiction has appeared in many places including Necessary Fiction, Atticus Review, Curbside Splendor, as well as featured in the Wigleaf Top 50 on multiple occasions. In 2015, he won the Baker Artist Awards Semmes G. Walsh Award. He teaches English at Stevenson University and Community College of Baltimore County and English as a Second Language at Morgan State University. He is represented by Madison Smartt Bell at Pande Literary Agency.

1 (1) Poem – Timmy Reed (Dostoyevsky Wannabe CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform , 2018)

2 (-) A Normal Kind of Love – Ariana Cherry (Cherry House Press, 2019)

3 (4) On Imagination – Mary Ruefle (Sarabande Books, 2017)

4 (5) The Body Double – Jared Harel (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2012)

5 (2) RAMBLINGS EXTERNAL – Marcia Knight-Latter (Sampson Low, 2019)

6 (9) Purity of Aim: The Book Jacket Designs of Alvin Lustig Ned Drew and Paul Sternberger (RIT Press, 2010)

7 (8) Where To From Here? –  Dennis David Kontoulis (Independently published, 2019)

8 (-) Present Conditions – Joseph Massey (Hollyridge Press, 2018)

9 (-) I Loved You Once – Nausicaa Twila  (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018)

10 (-) The Cows – Lydia Davis (Sarabande Books, 2011)

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