Nicholas Gagnier’s Review of Vine: Book of Poetry by Melody Lee

Some works- be it visual, musical or, in this case, written- are immediately apparent as a labour of love and appreciation for the craft they’re derivative of. There is a metaphysical manifestation in their creation, love of a craft for the craft itself. You can find examples of this phenomenon in any creative industry. TheContinue reading “Nicholas Gagnier’s Review of Vine: Book of Poetry by Melody Lee”

The Innocence Is Haunting: Excerpt from Rachel Finch’s A Sparrow Stirs its Wings

We were timid girls, that hadn’t known it until we weren’t anymore. Taught how to keep our lips closed and our legs open, too small to know why until the first hit, too small to know how to stop the next. We were a little nest of sparrows, huddling to keep warm when the darkContinue reading “The Innocence Is Haunting: Excerpt from Rachel Finch’s A Sparrow Stirs its Wings”

Kristiana Reed Reviews Nicholas Gagnier’s Swear To Me

Swear to Me, an anthology of struggle and survival from Nicholas Gagnier, is a triumphant reveal of lonely hearts which aren’t so lonely after all. It appears a slim book of poetry when in fact it is the friend checking in on you. The friend who makes you a hot beverage or pours you aContinue reading “Kristiana Reed Reviews Nicholas Gagnier’s Swear To Me”

Mariah Voutilainen Reviews Anthology Volume I: Writings from the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective

Sudden Denouement’s Anthology Volume I: Writings from the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective demonstrates divergence in a multitude of ways In late 2017, not long after I had started my own poetry blog on Word Press, I came across an intriguing site.  Its black and white vintage photos and classic layout invited me in.  The poemsContinue reading “Mariah Voutilainen Reviews Anthology Volume I: Writings from the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective”

Just Released! Anthology Volume I: Writings from the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective

The Sudden Denoument Literary Collective is thrilled to announce the release of Anthology Volume I: Writings for the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective!  This long-awaited anthology is a thoughtfully curated compendium of the best writing published online by the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective from its launch in August of 2016 through April 2018. It includes 138 pieces ofContinue reading “Just Released! Anthology Volume I: Writings from the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective”