l u c e m
summer rolls slowly yet surely
to an end, heat simmers and
drops into autumn, and the
orange hues come out
h a p p e n i n g s
the poet is currently preparing for a release of her
yellow wallpaper inspired chapbook. look
for the release party, now scheduled for
saturday september 10th through
the spiral bookcase.
if you are interested in reviewing an
ARC of the chapbook, please
contact the poet directly
something is rotten in the state of Denmark,
so the newsletter is once again rather
subdued this month. i'd like to
recommend some of my favorite
monthly subscriptions to my favorite
the female gaze by emme lund
"every action is a spell. this newsletter is witchcraft."
changeling by victoria mier
"a newsletter about stories and how they transform us."
the tuesday telegrams by naseem jamnia
"part personal essays, part writing updates and advice"
m o n t h l y c o n s i d e r a t i o n s
here's what i'm working on
i'm currently creating:
3 flash pieces for demons and deities from wryd & wyse
what do your creative endeavors look like in august?
email me and let me know what you're
creating this month!
f r o m t h e p o e t ' s d e s k
"The ghost in my passenger seat is long-limbed,
phantom limbless, distraught as I curve
too close to the soft shoulder of the state road
that spirals, loops, lopes through my dreams."
- m. r.
l i t e r a t u r e
what moves the dead by t. kingfisher
new in mycological horror! a quick and
deeply immersive read that begins as
a retelling of "the fall of the house of
usher" and then deeply derails
from there. incredibly haunting.
the crane wife by c.j. hauser
from the author of the viral essay
"the crane wife" comes an offbeat
memoir in essays. very frank
and funny tales of
after the yellow wallpaper by monica robinson
for coffin bell journal
a shameless self promotion of a haunting short story
that debuted recently! if you want a sneak peak
at what the entirety of the yellow wallpaper
chap will look like, look no further!
m u s i c
rather than songs this month, i'd like to
recommend some of the playlists
i've created of late:
what moves the dead
inspired by t. kingfisher's newest
release of the same name
in the cerulean sea
inspired by t.j. klune's "the house
in the cerulean sea"
peeling the yellow wallpaper
(a peek into the world of the
c o m m u n i t y
books through bars
an organization that has been sending free books
to incarcerated people's for over 30 years.
you can donate books (please, please
check their bookshop wishlist and
on-site wishlist before doing so),
money, or time to help!
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you can follow my own poetic endeavors at mrobinsonwrites.com