An interview with the winning Micro Chapbook author Ja’net Danielo on the inspiration and process behind This Body I Have Tried to Write: “With these poems, I very much wanted to convey that illness, disability, loss, and grief are not physical and emotional circumstances that happen to a body but are ever-evolving processes held within the body.”
EMILEE KINNEY hails from the small farm-town of Kenockee, Michigan, near one of the Great Lakes: Lake Huron. She received her BA from Albion College, MFA from SIU Carbondale, and is currently pursuing her PhD in Creative Writing at University of Southern Mississippi. Her work has been published in The American Journal of Poetry, West Trestle Review, Cider Press Review, SWWIM and elsewhere. emileekinneypoetry.com
For a collection steeped in drowning, Wilson continuously keeps readers afloat, buoyed by the promise and ever-present force of a mother’s love.
Barbara Schwartz and Krista J.H. Leahy’s collaborative collection Nothing But Light is a spiritual journey that merges the female body with divinity.