In Theory of Colours, Bella Li’s third full-length poetry collection, a planet slides into entropy. Inspired by poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s treatise of the same name, Li blurs distinctions between absence and presence to create a haunting meditation on the universe.
A poem by Elsie Mellor from where we began, i left a thousand miles ablaze through mountains and snow-cut rivers. while the sun burned your back, i lay where flowers closed in the night. you were the month in which rain kissed us clean. we played to buckle the fall; your fingers brighter … Continue reading from where we began
I was 22 when I finished writing my first book. It wasn’t my first attempt, but it was the first time I’d managed to get through the challenges of something with a beginning, middle and end. It was 140,000 words (at least 40,000 too long), defied all notions of genre and to this day still … Continue reading Dear Author
A Poem by Seth Robinson Dear Author, Thank you so much for submitting your query and pages to me. Thanks for sending me your query. Thank you for your query. Thank you again for the opportunity to consider your manuscript and for your patience in awaiting our response. I wish we could offer … Continue reading Dear Author 65