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.
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!
Sneak Peek of When the Dead Get Mail: “Flowers from Saturn” and “Interpreting”
Check out this sneak peek of a poem from When the Dead Get Mail, coming in January 2019! Pre-Ordering ends November 16th. Get yours here! Flowers from Saturn I paint each of you, love Neptune’s lesser known dark spot, feel Pluto’s chill in the corner of my bedroom, near a thousand asteroid eyes of the…
Perkins poem, “The Swimmer,” accepted into the Liminal Women Anthology
Forthcoming in winter 2018: Liminal Women, an anthology including “The Swimmer” by Kasey Perkins Per the creators of LW Anthology: “Liminal Women is creating an anthology of writing and art that celebrates women’s truth and testifies to women’s strength and resilience, identity, and magic. Proceeds from the sale of the anthology will be donated to…