Recently, now that I've moved to a bigger city and thus gotten access to a larger library system, I have been avidly devouring graphic novels, comics, and manga books. In my explorations, I was able to read a ton of LGBTQ+ books. Here are some of my favorites from the past year or so, listed…
Chapter 16 is an online magazine that specializes in highlighting and publishing work by authors who are from or who have a strong connection with Tennessee. I recently began working for them as a book reviewer. So far I have four reviews out, with a fifth one on the way, but here is the link…
Excited to see two of my poems published in the 2021 issue of the Mildred Haun Review alongside great writers such as Sam Campbell and Larry Thacker. You can read my poem "Song of Habit" on page 26 and "Tsunami" on page 27. https://www.ws.edu/_media/pdf/special-events/mildred/review/2021-review.pdf
My book review of Suzanne Park's contemporary romance novel So We Meet Again was recently published in Chapter 16.
My book review of Joan He's sci-fi young adult novel The Ones We're Meant to Find was recently published online by Up the Staircase Quarterly. You can read the review here: https://www.upthestaircase.org/the-ones-were-meant-to-find.html And be sure to check out He's great novel as well. Here's the synopsis for the book: One of the most twisty, surprising,…
Abby's poems "crimson thoughts" and "Small Hands, Bad Back" were recently published by Across the Margin. Read them by clicking here or following the link below. https://acrossthemargin.com/two-poems-by-abby-n-lewis/
Amy Falls Down is the sequel to The Writing Class; however, I read Amy Falls Down first (I haven't read The Writing Class yet), and it stands up on its own as a novel. There is what I assume to be several spoilers of the ending of the first book, but other than that, Amy Falls Down works as its own novel. Amy is a novelist who hasn't written for decades. She prefers the hermit life, but one day she takes a tumble in her garden, hitting her head on the bird bath and coming to some time later. Amy's fall triggers a string of events which somehow lead to her being rediscovered as a novelist.
There's a new review up for Abby's chapbook, This Fluid Journey, all the way from Tokyo! https://www.instagram.com/p/Bxankn9glt4/?fbclid=IwAR0ZzvWjgfBz73ShFwtFXzt6ERBlUYExbObKN1wE-68i6pa8dpUTnkcMmR8
Two of Abby's poems, "Palm Up, Fingers Curled" and "Prisoner," can be read in the latest issue of The Crambo.
Abby's short story "Empty Vessels" was just published in the Summer 2018 issue of Sweet Tree Review!