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Kristen Eliason's 'Yours,'

Just a quick post to give whatever minor signal boost I can about this stunning chapbook. I had the pleasure of hearing Kristen Eliason read pieces from this series a few years ago at Notre Dame where she was the 2008 Sparks Fellowship winner. 46 more words

2014 Vella Chapbook Contest Winners and Finalists

It took longer than we wanted it to – in part, because of the impressive quality of the 150 entries we received – but we have the results for the 2014 Vella Chapbook Contest. 288 more words

Chapbook Imaginary Kansas forthcoming from dancing girl press

In Spring of 2015, dancing girl press will publish my chapbook Imaginary Kansas. This project has gone through many iterations, and I’m so glad that it has found a home with dancing girl. 77 more words


"In the Grey"

A light flurry blends against silver-aged cedar shingles.
Morning wants its accustomed warmth.

The curtain moves a little with the draft,
and a square of red light breathes on the wall. 375 more words


Dear Carole: A Review of All Day, Talking by Sarah A. Chavez

The speaker in Sarah A. Chavez’s first collection of poetry, All Day, Talking (dancing girl press, 2014), is in mourning. This mourning primarily revolves around the speaker’s friend, Carole, but there’s also a longing for a past life—the life the speaker had when Carole was alive. 649 more words