Melissa Menny Takes on Domestic Abuse, Mental Illness and Social Anxiety in this Collection The cover of Melissa Menny’s 2018 debut poetic collection, Mask Shavings, is rather deceptive. Bright neon butterflies seem to flutter invitingly at readers as they float … Continue reading Menny Offers Poetic Commentary on Social Issues
Do You Want A Free Poetry Book Review? Hi all! I’m very excited to announce that submissions for Berry’s Poetry Book Review are now open! Now don’t worry, the submission guidelines are simple and my book reviews are free. First, … Continue reading Submissions Are Open!
Stagnant water bears far too much of a similarity to me right now. There’s still life under the depths of this pond but nothing is flowing, no creativity is flooding over the banks to hydrate waiting plot lines and unorganized … Continue reading Drowning While Standing Still
Karen Ankers discusses her writing versatility and her works in progress [This interview was comprised via email correspondence between Laura DiNovis Berry and Karen Ankers in June 2018] Karen Ankers hails from Anglesey, North Wales, and is a poet, playwright, … Continue reading Pause For A Poet: Karen Ankers