Public Praise, Self Stretch

Khyati Gautum

I'm not sure what it is about the Indian psyche that make India's inhabitants such avid book readers: lucky for me, though! Khyati runs a site called Bookish Fame, where she reviews the incredible number of books she devours. Click here to find her review of my book, Journey into the Shadow and the Sunshine.… Continue reading Khyati Gautum

Admirable Artists, Reflective Reviews, Wonderful Writing

Review: “PTSD”

PTSD: Poems To Slay Demons Robin L. Harvey approached me for a review of her book: her first work of personal writing (as opposed to her public writing as a journalist). What a delight it was to read this poetry anthology! I hope you enjoy my review. PTSD: Poems To Slay Demons is powerful. Robin… Continue reading Review: “PTSD”

Necessary Nature, Reflective Reviews

Reedsy Review: “Grief Songs”

"Grief Songs" I picked up this book to review because its premise sounded interesting. It's one of a rare variety: a book I couldn't get into. The content itself is fine. However, the clunky layout and the inconsistent formatting was a real block for me. There's always a decision when reviewing a book that I… Continue reading Reedsy Review: “Grief Songs”

Public Praise, Self Stretch

Critique of My Books: I Write Her

Susi Bocks' blog I discovered this wonderful website by Susi Bocks ... I'm so glad I did! Susi took on the WordPress Challenge to 'post every day in January': coming into my inbox was a variety of poetry and themes. Susi accepted my request to review my work: she looked at both of them, saying,… Continue reading Critique of My Books: I Write Her

Self Stretch, Wonderful Writing

Inaugural Poetry Month

August is Poetry Month - in Australia, if not in further reaches. Red Room Poetry, an organisation for students (and teachers), is creating a poem forest: POEM FOREST is a free nature writing prize that literally breathes life back into the natural world that sustains us. Created by Red Room Poetry, in partnership with The Australian Botanic Garden, POEM… Continue reading Inaugural Poetry Month