forthcoming, 2024
Listening to Mars

The Behaviour of Clocks


WordFarm: $18
Length: 89 pages
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Binding: paper
April 1, 2019
ISBN: 978-1-60226-021-4
Debuting very nearly on the 100th anniversary of the first observation confirming Albert Einstein’s prediction that light from another star would be bent by the sun’s gravity, Sally Ashton’s new collection of prose poems uses Einstein’s famous thought experiments as the launchpad for a poetic inquiry into time and memory.

Purchase: The Behaviour of Clocks

Some Odd Afternoon


Some Odd Afternoon
BlazeVOX $16
IBSN 9781935402817
2010, 93 pp., $16.00

(cover art by Chris Roberts-Antieu)
Reviewed by Dean Rader for Rattle

Her Name is Juanita


Her Name Is Juanita
Kore Press $12
44 pages, 5.5 x 8.5″ paper, hand-bound
ISBN 978-1-888553-38-3
“A beautiful tribute to the fecundity of obsession.” –Amy Gerstler
“Sensual & luminous, mystical & comic.”–Nin Andrews


These Metallic Days


These Metallic Days
Main Street Rag $7
ISBN 1-930907-72-9
Poetry, 38 pages
Editor’s Choice Chapbook Series




New Cover THEY SAID - 2018 FINAL
Black Lawrence Press
Publication Date: June 2018
ISBN: 978-1-62557-701-6

ANTHOLOGIES in which work appears:

In The Footsteps of a Shadow: North American Literary Responses to Fernando Pessoa, 2023


Dreaming Awake: New Contemporary Prose Poetry from the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom

Dreaming Awake
MadHat Press, 2023
ISBN 1952335507

The Polaris Trilogy: Poems for the Moon

This anthology will travel on a NASA
flight in 2024 and become part of the Lunar Codex at the
Moon’s South Pole.

The Polaris Trilogy: Poems for the Moon
Brick Street Poetry, Inc, 2023
ISBN ‎ 979-8888950128
213 pg.


(an illustrated, international anthology of short prose and prose poetry)
Gazebo Books, Summer Hill,
New South Wales, December 2022
ISBN 978-0-6454648-8-7

Prose Poetry: An Introduction


Prose Poetry: An Introduction
Price:$19.95 / £14.99ISBN:
Published (US):Oct 13, 2020
Published (UK):Nov 2, 2020

A Cast-Iron Aeroplane That Can Actually Fly

A Cast-Iron Aeroplane That Can Actually Fly: Commentaries from 80 American Poets on their Prose Poetry, ed. Peter Johnson
MadHat Press, 2019 $21.95
ISBN 978-1941196-92-2

More Good Talk. Laurel Editions, 2017.

The Classical Elements in Fiber &Poetry, exhibit catalog, four poems. 2015.

Good Talk. Laurel Editions, 2015.

99 Poems for the 99 Percent, 99: The Press, 2014.

Local Habitations. Laurel Editions, 2013.

Mississippi Review 30 Year Anthology. Mississippi Revew, 2012.

An Introduction to the Prose Poem, Firewheel Editions, 2009.

Breathe: 101 Contemporary Odes, C & R Press, 2008.

One response to “Books”

  1. […] Ashton is the author of Some Odd Afternoon, Her Name Is Juanita, and These Metallic Days. She is Editor-in-Chief of the DMQ Review, an online journal featuring […]

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