February 2023: North Country: A Pedagogical Almanac by Carolyn Dekker Black Lawrence Press Pre-order a copy of this amazing forthcoming work of creative non-fiction here!from the site– North Country: A Pedagogical Almanac is a memoir-in-essays about teaching and family life in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The book follows the cycle of seasons in this remote and beautiful…
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.
St. Louis Veterans Workshop
More information here and here.
Poems: “The Phantom Limb” and “The Funeral Bird”
Published in the inaugural issue of Book of Matches, found here: https://www.bookofmatcheslitmag.com/post/issue-1-is-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…
Order your copy of When the Dead Get Mail here.
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…
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
“The Dead Room” appearing in deLuge 4.1
Perkins’ poem “The Dead Room,” appeared this month in deLuge 4.1. Check out this amazing dreamscape-themed issue here!