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…

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

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…

Pre-order Now! When the Dead Get Mail

Press Release: Finishing Line Press is proud to announce the publication of When the Dead Get Mail, a collection of poems, by Kasey Perkins When the Dead Get Mail, a new collection of poems by Kasey Perkins, explores the past, evoking “images of suffering but does not dwell on regret. She presents somber events of…