"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

 

tumblr_inline_nu5opjKRpu1repb9q_500Meet Kate Litterer, author of Ghosty Boo, just released from A-Minor Press. Kate received her MFA in poetry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Program for Poets and Writers. Her poetry has appeared in or is forthcoming from Coconut, The Destroyer, Dusie, Finery, Forklift, Ohio, h_ngm_n, Ilk, inter|rupture, Jellyfish, La Vague, Mistress, NonBinary Review, Phantom Limb, Route Nine Literary Journal, Sixth Finch, Spoke Too Soon, Quaint, the anthology Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation, and the anthologyHysteria. She is pursuing a PhD in Composition and Rhetoric at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she focuses on queer and feminist historiography, butch/femme experience, and archival research. She lives in Western Massachusetts with her two maine coon cats.

Kate’s Website: katelitterer.com

Buy Kate’s Book!

Ghosty Boo

https://www.createspace.com/5662024

Praise for Ghosty Boo!

Ghosty Boo lives inside of a book by Kate Litterer who lives with “a hard job to hurt out of revolted love.” Poetry is always asking us what is it we’re willing to do, and when we take into our own private worlds what’s sincere and true, fierce and relentlessly unforgiving are we able to ever feel safe again? Ghosty Boo has an answer for that.” -Dara Wier, author ofYou Good Thing

Featured Excerpt in A-Minor Magazine

http://aminormagazine.com/2015/09/28/featured-excerpt-six-from-ghosty-boo/

Read More from Kate Online

http://quaintmagazine.com/issues/issue-four/from-ghosty-boo-kate-litterer/

http://ilkjournal.com/journal/issue-six/kate-litterer/

http://www.coconutpoetry.org/litterer18

http://www.barrelhousemag.com/once-we-posed-our-barbies-like-a-playboy-shoot-by-kate-litterer/

http://www.interrupture.com/archives/june_2013/kate_litterer/

http://phantombooks.net/kate-litterer-2/

Interview at Please Excuse This Poem

http://pleaseexcusethispoem.tumblr.com/post/97735057265/q-a-with-kate-litterer

Hear Kate Read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ij9FYcdF6Ag

 

 

Happy Reading!

xo

Mary

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