New Book News! We celebrate Bruce Bond, Lauren Camp and Megan Merchant and their new poetry collections, published during lock-down. Join us on the Lit Youngstown YouTube channel for a live reading and conversation Sunday, November 8 at 7:00 PM EST.
Bruce Bond is the author of 27 books including, most recently, Plurality and the Poetics of Self (Palgrave, 2019), Words Written Against the Walls of the City (LSU, 2019), and The Calling (Parlor Press, 2020). Presently he is a Regents Emeritus Professor of English at the University of North Texas.
Lauren Camp is the author of five books, most recently Took House (Tupelo Press, 2020). Her honors include the Dorset Prize and finalist citations for the Arab American Book Award and the New Mexico-Arizona Book Award. Her work has been translated into Mandarin, Turkish, Spanish, and Arabic.
Megan Merchant lives in the tall pines of Prescott, AZ and is the author of three full-length poetry collections with Glass Lyre Press: Gravel Ghosts (2016), The Dark’s Humming (2015 Lyrebird Award Winner, 2017), Grief Flowers (2018), four chapbooks, and a children’s book, These Words I Shaped for You (Philomel Books). Her latest book, Before the Fevered Snow, came into the world in April 2020 with Stillhouse Press. She is an Editor at Pirene’s Fountain and The Comstock Review.