Category Archives: Amy Lawless
Amy was recently awarded a NYFA fellowship for her outstanding contributions to the world of poesy. Check it.
Also, check out a recent Nathan Austin coup here.
Also, Alex Smith’s story, “The Model of a Boy” appears in the current issue of Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction. Downloadable, FREE, here.
Go Black Maze Books contributors!!
|April 11, 2011|
Rachel B. Glaser’s collection of stories is called Pee on Water and was released by Publishing Genius Press. She has a poetry chapbook, Heroes are so Long, from Minutes Books. She lives in Northampton, MA, blogs at rachelbglaser.blogspot.com and paints the NBA.
Amy Lawless grew up in Boston, but she lives in Brooklyn. Her first book Noctis Licentia was published by Black Maze Books in 2008. Her poems have appeared most recently in Lit and Everyday Genius. Sometimes she blogs for Best American Poetry or at amylawless.blogspot.com.
coupled with a smart little essay.
SPOILER ALERT: Manipulation by others can lead to personal life failures. Personal life failures can lead to coke or divorce. Coke or divorce can lead to more coke.
has a poem, “Elephants in Mourning”, excerpted at Everyday Genius:
Elephants come across an elephant carcass in the wild.
They gather in a defensive circle around the bones and rotted
Flesh. They pick up a bone and another bone. They rub the bones
With their trunks. They touch each bone with a hind foot.
They investigate each part of the Body, put the bone in the mouth like a cigarette and it
looks like it’s smoking it. For a moment I feel like I’m watching detectives gnawing
On a new case