“The Torch” in Glissade – Brook Bhagat

Brook Bhagat is honored to have her poem, “The Torch,” selected for publication in “Glissade,” a special issue on dance, released yesterday from The Pine Cone Review. This poem was inspired by her favorite part of the Winter Olympics–watching the figure skaters disappear like dancers dissolving into the dance. Like other poems of hers that have eventually … More “The Torch” in Glissade – Brook Bhagat

Pikes Peak Poetry Summit–Brook Bhagat

Brook Bhagat was honored to be invited to speak on the local poets’ panel at the Pikes Peak Poetry Summit, which included performances from Pikes Peak Poet Laureate Ashley Cornelius, Colorado state Poet Laureate Bobby LeFebre, and others. Brook spoke on the difference between conscious and mystical poetic inspiration, being an author and a mom, the intersection of poetry and activism, … More Pikes Peak Poetry Summit–Brook Bhagat

Author Appearances–Carina Bissett

In addition to wrapping up revisions on her debut novel A Monstrous Regiment and promoting the upcoming release of Shadow Atlas: Dark Landscapes of the Americas, Carina Bissett will be talking about fairy tales, villains, heroines, poetry, and fiction at several venues including WhimsyCon, MileHiCon, Fox Cities Book Festival, and Pikes Peak Writers. Carina loves … More Author Appearances–Carina Bissett

“Fairy Tale Prohibition” — NonBinary Review

Carina Bissett explores cautionary themes in familiar fairy tales and the consequences that come from breaking the rules in her poem “Fairy Tale Prohibition.” This piece is included in NonBinary Review Issue #25: Prohibition and can also be read in its entirety at Alphanumeric. “Even when a prohibition in a fairy-story is guessed to be … More “Fairy Tale Prohibition” — NonBinary Review