"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! Callista Buchen: The Bloody Planet

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Photo Credit: Megan Kearney

This week meet Callista Buchen, author of poetry chapbooks The Bloody Planet (Black Lawrence Press, October 2015) and Double-Mouthed (dancing girl press, April 2016). Callista earned an MA in literature from the University of Oregon, an MFA in poetry from Bowling Green State University, and a PhD in English and creative writing from the University of Kansas. She is the winner of DIAGRAM‘s essay contest and the Langston Hughes award, with work appearing in Harpur PalateSalt HillCimarron ReviewFourteen HillsPuerto del SolSalamanderWhiskey Island Review, and many other journals. She is an assistant professor of English and creative writing at Franklin College in Indiana.

Get Callista’s beautiful book!

The Bloody Planet: http://www.blacklawrence.com/the-bloody-planet/

Visit Callista’s website and sample her new chapbook, Double-Mouthed, forthcoming from dancing girl press: http://callistabuchen.com/double-mouthed/

Read More from Callista online!

Diagram: http://thediagram.com/13_2/buchen.html

Thrush: http://www.thrushpoetryjournal.com/march-2012-callista-buchen.html

Kill Author: http://killauthor.com/issueten/callista-buchen/

Atticus Review: http://atticusreview.org/lost/

Blue Mesa Review: http://bluemesareview.org/issues/issue-26/bluebird-by-callista-buchen/

Alice Blue Review: http://www.alicebluereview.org/twentyfour/poetry/buchen.html

Arsenic Lobster: http://arseniclobster.magere.com/archive/issuethirtyone/310101.html

and in one of my favorite journals 🙂

A-Minor Magazine: http://aminormagazine.com/2012/05/21/on-mars/

Hear Callista read (With Amy Ash)

https://vimeo.com/99163516

Happy Reading!

xo

Mary

 

 

 

 

Photo Credit: Megan Kearney

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