Tag Archives: Carolyn Kizer

Week 20 Chapbook Chart 2019 – Kezia Cole

Twenty poems from summers falling into autumns: long evenings lit by candles in coloured glass, bricks still warm from the sunlight, wind-scorched beaches, and rain-washed asphalt painted by city lights. Party glass presents glimpses of soft nights and rain puddles … Continue reading

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Week 19 Chapbook Chart 2019 – Ashley Cornelius

Speak Out: Poetry as Healing is a writing course facilitated by Ashley Cornelius, community organizer and spoken word performer, Kevin Mitchell community activist, poet, emcee, and executive director of Empowerment Solidarity Network (ESN), and Flannery Burdick, published writer and activist, … Continue reading

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Week 18 Chapbook Chart 2019 – Elfie

Will You Still Love Me if I Love Her? is a debut poetry chapbook exploring queer realisation, self-discovery, and search for acceptance. This sapphic collection features poems ‘Attraction’ and ‘Fraud’ first published by Royal Rose Magazine and ‘TV’ featured in … Continue reading

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Week 13 Chapbook Chart 2019 – Bernie Crawford & Finola Scott, Ruth Quinlan

The Blue Nib’s third chapbook showcases the prize-winning entries to the literary magazine’s annual Summer Chapbook Contest. The Blue Nib is a not-for-profit small press and online publishing platform run by editors Shirley Bell & Dave Kavanagh. The prize was … Continue reading

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Week 38 Chapbook Chart 2018 – Sandra Cisneros

There is a fondness for animals in the story Puro Amor. “La casa azul,” the cobalt blue residence of Mister and Missus Rivera, overflows with hairless dogs, monkeys, a fawn, a “passionate” Guacamaya macaw, tarantulas, an iguana, and rescues that resemble “ancient Olmec … Continue reading

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Week 13 UK Chapbook Chart 2018 – Prince Unsworth

A Chapbook of Poems is a new collection of 25 compositions by Prince Unsworth,  charting a voyage through the genres of Narrative, Horror, Love and Beauty. The poems vary in theme, shape, size and form, with such titles as Give … Continue reading

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Week 12 UK Chapbook Chart 2018 – Timothy Donnelly

“In time of crisis, we summon up our strength,” wrote poet Muriel Rukeyser. Poems for Political Disaster gathers poems–from the eve of the twenty-first century to the month following Trump’s election–to mark a moment of political rupture, summoning the collective … Continue reading

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