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.
Her Name Is Juanita
Kore Press $12
44 pages, 5.5 x 8.5″ paper, hand-bound
“A beautiful tribute to the fecundity of obsession.” –Amy Gerstler
“Sensual & luminous, mystical & comic.”–Nin Andrews
These Metallic Days
Main Street Rag $7
Poetry, 38 pages
Editor’s Choice Chapbook Series
Black Lawrence Press
Publication Date: June 2018
Anthologies in which work appears:
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: Commentaries from 80 American Poets on their Prose Poetry, ed. Peter Johnson
MadHat Press, 2019 $21.95
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.
An Introduction to the Prose Poem, Firewheel Editions, 2009.
Breathe: 101 Contemporary Odes, C & R Press, 2008.