"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

 

 

 

Monday Must Read!

WhiteAuthorPhoto ShaindelThis week meet Shaindel Beers, the author of two full-length poetry collections, A Brief History of Time (2009) and The Children’s War and Other Poems (2013), both from Salt Publishing. Her awards include First place Karen Fredericks and Frances Willitts Poetry Prize, Grand Prize Co-winner Trellis Magazine sestina contest, First place Dylan Days Poetry Competition, and others. She currently serves as English department chair at Blue Mountain Community College, as Poetry Editor forContrary Magazine, and on the executive board of PAWS, the Pendleton Animal Welfare Shelter. She lives in Pendleton, Oregon, with a zoo of pets and a wild four-year-old son.

Learn more

Official Site of Shaindel Beers

Buy Shaindel’s beautiful books!

A Brief History of Time

http://www.saltpublishing.com/products/a-brief-history-of-time-9781844715053

The Children’s War and Other Poems

http://www.saltpublishing.com/products/the-children-s-war-9781844719303

Read More From Shaindel Online:

Death, Sleep, Beauty” by Shaindel Beers | Pine Hills Review

poemeleon – Shaindel Beers

http://www.voiceinjournal.com/shaindel-beers-the-imprecision-of-language/

An American Meditation — Poetry by Shaindel Beers

http://www.theenchantingverses.org/uploads/4/6/1/6/461698/shaindelbeers.pdf

http://ithacalit.com/shaindel-beers.html#.Vm7AYEorLDd

http://www.shadowgraphquarterly.com/shadowgraph-quarterly-winter-2015/shaindel-beers/

Essays by and about Shaindel:

Creep”: Thoughts on Abuse and Survival » Real Pants

Hundreds of Dollars | i believe you | it’s not your fault

Hot Teachers, Gaslighting, and Sexual Abuse in Academia: Reflecting on Essays by Shaindel Beers by Leslie Salas

https://thegloriasirens.wordpress.com/2015/08/04/hot-teachers-gaslighting-and-sexual-abuse-in-academia-reflecting-on-essays-by-shaindel-beers/

Hear Shaindel read:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kq1wdbxsNAc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2tucUP8yYI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5-ETvj3LeE

 

 

 

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