feminism, poetry, review

Nothing Is Okay – Rachel Wiley

“There will be years when you feel bruised like worlds collided. So, when they ask (and they always ask) what you are Tell them that you are made up of whole worlds collided Supernova beautiful in its violent right to exist.” Blurb: “Nothing is Okay is the second full-length poetry collection by Rachel Wiley, whose work… Continue reading Nothing Is Okay – Rachel Wiley

poetry, review

The Princess Saves Herself In This One – Amanda Lovelace

"Ah, life- the thing that happens to us while we're off somewhere else blowing on dandelions & wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales." Blurb: “A poetry collection divided into four different parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, & you. the princess, the damsel, & the queen piece together the life… Continue reading The Princess Saves Herself In This One – Amanda Lovelace

contemporary, poetry, review, young adult

Moonrise – Sarah Crossan

“People are gonna be telling you all kinds of Lies. I need you to know the truth.” Blurb: “Joe hasn't seen his brother for ten years, and it's for the most brutal of reasons. Ed is on death row. But now Ed's execution date has been set, and Joe is determined to spend those last… Continue reading Moonrise – Sarah Crossan

book event, discussion, poetry

Poetry Event | Neil Hilborn

"I saw the future, I did, and in it, I was alive." I never used to really be into poetry. Despite having a degree partly in English Literature, having to constantly analyse poems made it really hard to love them outside of a classroom. A friend of mine is a poet and, when I shared… Continue reading Poetry Event | Neil Hilborn

contemporary, poetry, review

No Matter The Wreckage – Sarah Kay

"He gave me back his eyelashes, the back of his neck, his palms. We held every piece we were given like it was a nectarine - might bruise if we weren't careful- we collected them like we were trying to build an orchard." Blurb: “In her powerful debut collection of poetry, Sarah Kay navigates a… Continue reading No Matter The Wreckage – Sarah Kay