Shards of Crystal by Fern G. Z. Carr

I’ve been a fan of Fern G. Z. Carr’s work for years, whether it’s orbiting Mars or in literary journals through the globe. Now to have a whole melodic book of hers to curl up with by the fire under blankets and starlight is a rare quarantine treat.

A Blooming by Jude Neale

Written by guest poster Cynthia Sharp, this review of Jude Neale's A Blooming, from Ekstasis Editions, 2019, was first published in Canadian Poetry Review. It is reproduced here with the author's kind permission.