Jessie Carty’s “Shopping After the Apocalypse” (Dancing Girl Press, 2016) contemplates solitude and the will to survive.
Fox Frazier-Foley and Julianna DeMicco discuss the law as literature.
In Sarah J. Sloat’s Heiress To A Small Ruin (Dancing Girl Press, 2016), household objects and common domestic scenarios breathe, grow, and make choices on every page, but there is nothing common about them.
Herman Beavers discusses music’s influence in his life and poetry. See how music informs the structure of his new collection Obsidian Blues, how jazz and blues help him shape the poetic line, and why music is a way to access personal history.
Julianna DeMicco talks with poet Shannon Elizabeth Hardwick about her latest poetry collection A Stranger Longing (Agape Editions, 2017), mental health and bipolar type 2 personalities, and how the outside world influences and informs the internal world.
Kelly Lorraine Andrews’ “I want to eat so many kinds of cake with you” offers an honest, witty look at lust, lost love, and isolation. Seductive as cake.
Agape Editions partnered with KHEL Charities to promote adult and young-adult literacy in underserved communities in the United States.
ELJ Editions authors Jessica Walsh, Tammy Robacker, and Joanna Valente discuss the impulse behind their collections and weapons of poetic technique.
“As I found my spiritual path, I began to care more about helping others.” – Beni Prasad Bhatt, manager of KHEL Charities
In Amy Strauss Friedman’s poetry collection Gathered Bones are Known to Wander (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2016), the familiar is made strange and surreal, and what’s “real” is slippery at best.
Julianna DeMicco talks with Kazim Ali about his collection of essays Anaïs Nin: An Unprofessional Study (Agape Editions, 2017) and how he engages both critically and creatively with the book’s subject matter.
Julianna DeMicco talks with poet Nandini Dhar about her latest poetry collection Historians of Redundant Moments (Agape Editions, 2016), global domesticity, and how young girls get politicized.