Sundress Press Best of the Net 2022

As a long-time reader for the yearly Best of the Net competition, I have to say–this was a great year! Read some great poetry, fiction, and nonfiction here.

Review: What Loss Taught Me by Stephen Furlong

Published in the Green Hills Literary Lantern Summer 2019: “Loss abounds in Stephen Furlong’s new book, What Loss Taught Me—particularly of parents (and, indirectly, of shelter) and self. The speaker’s father moves in and out of these poems like a sometimes ambivalent, sometimes malevolent ghost. For Furlong, the father here is missing and painful, a packed away rain…

Reading and Craft Talk

Kasey Perkins will be a guest for the Hazelwood West High School’s annual Writers Week, where students get a chance to attend readings, craft talks, performances, guest lectures, and more from professional writers both in the St. Louis area and beyond. Guests range from professional slam poets to comic book artists to Hollywood producers, giving…

Interview in Lumina Journal

From the Lumina Blog:  “Due to be released in January of 2019, When the Dead Get Mail is Kasey Perkins’ potent debut poetry collection. Perkins earned her MFA in Poetry from the University of Missouri – St. Louis in 2014 and currently teaches at Washington University in St. Louis. She contributed to LUMINA Volume IX…

Upcoming Reading

Reading from her upcoming book, When the Dead Get Mail, Kasey Perkins can be found at the University of Missouri St. Louis at the Touhill Performing Arts Center. Friday, December 14th, 2018 Doors open at 7pm; cash bar Featured writers include: Ron Austin And graduating MFAers: Brian Blair Rita Chapman Marie Kenney