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”

Melissa Studdard’s I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast Review w/Interview – Jasper Kerkau

  Originally posted on Sudden Denouement Literary Collective I am not a poet. Occasionally, I write poetry and find myself feeling defeated, throwing the words back into the void, resigning myself to writing short, personal narratives. I have, no doubt, come to terms with my shortcomings as a poet, which perhaps informs my deep respectContinue reading “Melissa Studdard’s I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast Review w/Interview – Jasper Kerkau”

Jasper Kerkau’s Review of Millicent Borges Accardi’s Only More So

Originally posted on Sudden Denouement Literary Collective “I will never write another review,” at least that is what I told myself. It is a draining process, as I heap great responsibility on myself to navigate the words of the poet and give a proper context to their writing. More specifically, I only write about thoseContinue reading “Jasper Kerkau’s Review of Millicent Borges Accardi’s Only More So”

Interview and Review of S.K. Nicholas’ Novel: A Journal for Damned Lovers

Originally posted on Sudden Denouement Literary Collective One of the first pieces I wrote for Sudden Denouement was called, “Writing isn’t Going to Save Me.” Over time I have changed my perspective on this; I realize that writing is absolutely necessary to my survival. It is what gets me through all the dark days, theContinue reading “Interview and Review of S.K. Nicholas’ Novel: A Journal for Damned Lovers”