Limps, really. Drops onto the first stool, starts rubbing her bare blistered feet. She nods upwards once to the bartender the way drunks do to signal whatever’s cheap. I gave up my voice you know–fought a bitch to get it back. And now it hurts to stand. Every step is glass. We let her talk….
Jessica Walsh spoke with Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, author of Agape Editions’ latest collection, Strut. See hyperlinks in the interview for clips of Mariahadessa reading her poems! JW: When you look at the book now, what experiences or other influences do you think led to its creation? MET: Rage, loss, sensuality, and the blues were all…
Social justice is central to Agape’s mission, and we thought we’d share with you some books that have changed and challenged us.
Jessica Walsh talks with Emari DiGiorgio about her forthcoming collection Girl Torpedo (Agape Editions, 2018) and the spaces we create for survival.
ELJ Editions authors Jessica Walsh, Tammy Robacker, and Joanna Valente discuss the impulse behind their collections and weapons of poetic technique.