Five Poetry Collections to Read This Summer

June 6, 2022 (1) comments
Contemporary poetry recommendations from the first half of 2022.

It’s Thomas Hardy’s Birthday (Do We Care?)

Column by Leah Dearborn
Is “Jude the Obscure” really anyone’s favorite book? What does “The Mayor of Casterbridge” say to the 21st century reader?

Selling Books on Truth Social

Column by Peter Derk
Let's go dumpster diving on Trump's Truth Social, see if we can't sell a few books.

The Books of Horror Facebook Group: Readers Take Over

Column by Jay Wilburn
The Books of Horror Facebook group is reshaping the indie horror scene.

Song of My Postpartum Self: A Letter to Walt Whitman

An open letter to the poet from a new mother.

Things to Do in Denver StokerCon When You're Dead

Column by Christoph Paul
Damn, I've been touring for the past 5 weeks and and just finished up with StokerCon. Should you go next year? Read on and find out.

The New Splatterpunks

Column by Jay Wilburn
Splatterpunk and Extreme Horror are seeing a resurgence, with distinct new voices telling great stories.

10 Horror Books Perfect for Summer

Column by Sadie Hartmann
Horror fiction recommendations perfect for lounging poolside or when you're at some outdoor social event like a BBQ and want your nose in a book instead of having to force small talk.

The Queer Stories that Saw Me Before I Saw Myself

Column by Karis Rogerson
Just a list of stories about queer life that helped me find my own joy.

Build A Gaiman Writing Lab: Experiment and Get Paid

Column by Peter Derk
Neil Gaiman built a writing lab for himself with 'Sandman.' Here's how you can do it, too.