New Verse: Speculative Poetry, Saturday, May 6 at 2:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum
Denise Dumars is a widely published and awarded writer of poetry and short fiction. She is currently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her work appears in numerous journals and anthologies; most currently her story “Scrape” was published in Other Terrors: An Inclusive Anthology and her most recent chapbook of poetry is called Cajuns in Space and Other Speculative and Fantasy Poems. Her collection of poetry Paranormal Romance: Poems Romancing the Paranormal was nominated for the Elgin Award, and her poems have been nominated several times for the Rhysling and Dwarf Stars awards. She lives in L.A.’s beautiful South Bay region but her heart is in New Orleans. www.DeniseDDumars.com, www.DyanaAset.com.
Books That Make a Difference: I read mostly short stories and poetry, so my “book list” is going to be different from other writers, and maybe that’s a good thing.
Butler, Octavia E. Bloodchild and Other Stories, Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, Lovecraft, H. P. The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft, Plath, Sylvia. The Collected Poems, Poe, Edgar Allan. The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe.