"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

melissa eletherionThis week, meet Melissa Eleftherion, the author of huminsect (dancing girl press, 2013), prism maps (dusie kollektiv, 2014), Pigtail Duty (dancing girl press, 2015), and several other chapbooks and fragments. Melissa grew up in Brooklyn.

Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Bone Bouquet, Bukowski Erasure Poetry Anthology, Delirious Hem, Dusie, Entropy, Finery, Manifesting the Female Epic, Mom Egg Review, Open Letters Monthly, Poet as Radio, So to Speak, & TRUCK.

She works as a librarian with Mendocino County Libraries, and created, developed, and currently manages the Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange.

Melissa’s website: www.apoetlibrarian.wordpress.com

Follow Melissa on Twitter! @apoetlibrarian

Where to find Melissa’s books:

Pigtail Duty





Check out this very cool project!

Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange: http://poetrychapbooks.omeka.net/


Happy Reading!



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