Category Archives: Genre: Poetry

Carla (A Feminist Manifesto)- Poem

I wrote this poem a few years back and it is pretty rough (in more ways than one as it discusses sexual assault) but it also is a fair example of what my verse novella will be like in terms … Continue reading

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My Heart’s Choir Sings Ebook Release

My Heart’s Choir Sings. A eulogy and a verse novella. Grief, guilt, redemption. How do you go on in a world without your other half? Two years ago, I fell in love with London. I began to write a sequence … Continue reading

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Akhenaten by Dorothy Porter Review

Akhenaten by Dorothy Porter, University of Queensland Press, 1992 Reprinted 2008 Pan Macmillan Australia. $24.95 AUD RRP. I love Dorothy Porter. I own all of her verse novels except for Wild Surmise (It is only a matter of time, only … Continue reading

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Novels in Verse 2013 Reading Challenge

http://bornbookish.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/novels-in-verse-reading-challenge-sign.html?spref=tw I am signing up for Haiku (reading and reviewing 1-4 verse novels). I haven’t had the chance to read a lot of verse novels before, but the ones I have read I have liked. Especially the ones by Dorothy Porter. … Continue reading

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VERSEDAY #1 – THE CYBIL NOMINEES FOR POETRY

Originally posted on VERSENOVELS.COM:
 It’s VerseDay! VerseDay is a year long blog fest celebrating all things verse. Each Thursday one of our VerseDay bloggers will post something about verse – a review, a giveaway, writing tips, anything. Other participating…

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Book Review: Song of the Sparrow (2007)

Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell is a difficult book for me to review. A revisionist retelling of Elaine of Ascolat, which aims, much like Marion Zimmer Bradley did with The Mists of Avalon, to put the women … Continue reading

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