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Monday Must Read! Haunted City by Julie Brooks Barbour

Julie Brooks Barbour is the author of two full-length collections, Haunted City (2017) and Small Chimes(2014), both from Kelsay Books, and three chapbooks, including Beautifully Whole (Hermeneutic Chaos Press, 2015) and Earth Lust (Finishing Line Press, 2014). Her poems have recently appeared in South Dakota Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Whale Road Review, and The Indianapolis Review. She is co-editor of Border Crossing and Poetry Editor at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. She teaches writing at Lake Superior State University and is a Guest Artist Mentor for Wilson College’s MFA Program.

Purchase Haunted City here! 

Visit Julie’s website here! 

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Praise for Haunted City! 

Julie Brooks Barbour’s exciting new book, Haunted City, occupies the edge between poetry and fable, dream and nightmare. These vivid prose poems, themselves between genres, construct a terrifying metropolis of desire. -Stuart Dischell, author of Backwards Days and Dig Safe 

This book of prose poems, or perhaps it is a short novel with poetic lines backlit by lightning, is mysterious and involving, indeed haunting. Barbour is a true poet with a muse at her side. As she explains, what she has created is “really what someone else created when I relinquished control.”-Kelly Cherry, author of The Life and Death of Poetry: Poems

Presented in brief glimpses of lyric prose, an extended sequence of image-driven evocations, Barbour gives us experimental writing at its very best, offering innovations in form and technique that are thought-provoking as they are charged with affect and suspense.  This is an accomplished book by a truly remarkable writer.  -Kristina Marie Darling, author of Scorched Altar:  Selected Poems & Stories 2007-2014

 

Happy Reading!

Monday Must Read! Julie Brooks Barbour, Small Chimes

Monday Must Read!

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This week meet Julie Brooks Barbour, the author of Small Chimes (Aldrich Press, 2014) and two chapbooks: Earth Lust (2014) and Come To Me and Drink (2012), both from Finishing Line Press.

She is a recipient of an Artist Enrichment Grant from Kentucky Foundation for Women and a residency at Sundress Academy for the Arts. Her poems have appeared in Waccamaw, Four Way Review, diode, storySouth, Prime Number Magazine, burntdistrict, The Rumpus, Midwestern Gothic, Blue Lyra Review, and Verse Daily.

She is co-editor of the journal Border Crossing and an Associate Poetry Editor at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. She teaches composition and creative writing at Lake Superior State University. 

 

Julie’s website: http://www.juliebrooksbarbour.com

 

Where to get Julie’s book Small Chimes:

http://www.amazon.com/Small-Chimes-Julie-Brooks-Barbour/dp/0615993508/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1435575777&sr=1-1&keywords=julie+brooks+barbour

 

Check out Earth Lust!

https://finishinglinepress.com/product_info.php?products_id=2113

 

Come to Me and Eat

https://finishinglinepress.com/product_info.php?products_id=723

 

More from Julie online:

At Connotation Press: http://www.connotationpress.com/poetry/1793-julie-brooks-barbour-poetry

At Negative Capability: http://www.negativecapabilitypress.org/blog/2015/3/22/featured-poet-julie-brooks-barbour

At Verse Daily:  http://www.versedaily.org/2012/aboutjuliebrooksbarbour.shtml

 

A Great Interview with Julie:

http://www.lauramadelinewiseman.com/blog/2014/07/28/the-chapbook-interview-with-julie-brooks-barbour-on-retellings/

 

Happy Reading!

xo

Mary

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