"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!

sarah nichols monday must readThis week meet Sarah Nichols, a writer living in Connecticut. Her chapbook, Edie (Whispering): Poems from Grey Gardens, was recently published by dancing girl press. Her first book, The Country of No, was published in 2012 by Finishing Line Press. Her poem, “My Stepmother Responds to My Recovered Memory,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Thank You for Swallowing. Her poems have also appeared inYellow Chair Review, Found Poetry Review, Right Hand Pointing, and Porkbelly Press’s Emily Anthology (2015).

Links to Sarah’s beautiful books

Edie (Whispering)(dancing girl press)Edie (Whispering): Poems from Grey Gardens | Sarah Nichols

Country of No (Finishing Line Press) https://finishinglinepress.com/product_info.php?products_id=971

Read Sarah’s work online

“My Stepmother Responds to My Recovered Memory,” thankyouforswallowing.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/my-stepmother-responds-to-my-recovered-memory

“Batman’s Wife,” Yellow Chair Review: Yellow Chair Review – Pop Culture Issue 2015  (Pg. 60)

“The Secret,” Found Poetry Review, Volume Eight:volumeeight.foundpoetryreview.com/855

“Smoke Horse,” in Right Hand Pointing: www.righthandpointing.net/#!sarah-nichols/ci1b

Interview with Sarah



Happy Reading!




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