“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
Ellen Austin-Li writes poetry, essays, and creative non-fiction about family, relationships, alcoholism/addiction and recovery.
Poetry Night at Sitwell’s:
*** Ellen co-curates a monthly poetry series, Poetry Night at Sitwell’s. Go to the Events page for information on this series, which meets the 1st Tues. of every month.***
***The series is now on ZOOM d/t the pandemic. We hope to be hybrid by September!***
Visit the FB page for monthly feature info & the Zoom registration link (or link below): https://www.facebook.com/poetryatsitwells ***
July 6th, 2021: Featuring Wendy McVicker, Poet Laureate of Athens, OH & an Open Mic. Zoom room opens at 6:30 for “coffee talk.”
The readings start at 7 PM!
Listen to Ellen Austin-Li’s interview about her poetry collection, “Firefly,” on Cincinnati’s NPR station, WVXU, here: https://www.wvxu.org/post/national-poetry-month-meet-local-poet-ellen-austin-li#stream/0
PREORDER Lockdown: Scenes from Early in the Pandemic, forthcoming from Finishing Line Press August 6th, 2021:
**Preorders run April 12th-June 11th. Books will be released on August 6th, 2021
Order Firefly from the publisher below. You can also click on the book image to take you directly to Finishing Line Press.
Header photo courtesy of Jolly Li