Today, on Thursday, 1st October, (aptly National Poetry Day) Olivia Snowdrop celebrates the release of her debut poetry collection, Snowdrop: A Collection. Below is an interview with Olivia and there will be details about where you can buy the collection and follow Olivia, as well as a link to my advance review. KRISTIANA: Snowdrop: A … Continue reading An interview with Olivia Snowdrop
This week on My Screaming Twenties celebrates the release of Devika Mathur's collection of poetry and prose, Crimson Skins. KRISTIANA: Crimson Skins is your second poetry collection, what has been the most rewarding part of reaching the point of publication? DEVIKA: Over the years I have grown into a more persistent writer honing my … Continue reading Interview with Devika Mathur
This week on My Screaming Twenties celebrates the recent release of The Black Naught, Kindra M. Austin's newest novel. An interview with the incredible Kindra M. Austin KRISTIANA: The Black Naught is your seventh published book, how has publishing changed for you over the years? What do you know now which you wish you … Continue reading An interview with Kindra M. Austin
This week on My Screaming Twenties celebrates the recent release of Kindra M. Austin's newest novel, The Black Naught. chapter one: Birds/Bleeding Hearts Talk to me. I want to hear your thoughts. Am I asleep? Am I dreaming? Tell me a story. Or tell me about today. Is that really you I hear? Begin … Continue reading A sneak peek into The Black Naught by Kindra M. Austin
Flowers on the Wall, my second collection is now available to buy on Amazon and Etsy. Etsy copies will take 1-2 weeks but will be signed as a default. Amazon Etsy A collection of daydreams and wishes, love letters and fears, Kristiana Reed's second poetry collection is a nostalgic exploration of love, loss and the … Continue reading Flowers on the Wall is here!
My international giveaway for Flowers on the Wall ends today at 11pm BST! Giveaway post - comment to enter
Reading Kristiana’s words places me somewhere between a melancholic stroll through the woods with light droplets of rain hitting my face, and a car drive late at night down a long stretch of road that feels familiar yet untravelled. In both instances, the world stops spinning, and time as I know it loses its meaning. … Continue reading Flowers on the Wall – advance review from S. K. Nicholas
Hey! Just a quick post to say there are two signed copies of my first collection, Between the Trees, left on Etsy. https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/760618337/between-the-trees-poetry-and-prose?ref=listings_manager_grid From Sunday, 2nd August, the shop will be stocked with my second collection too.
I first encountered the poetry of Kristiana Reed on her blog My Screaming Twenties and very quickly became a fan of her writing. Last year Reed published her first poetry collection, Between the Trees, which was a fantastic poetry cycle telling the story of her emotional life. The depth of her poetry and her skills … Continue reading Flowers on the Wall – advance review from John W. Leys
Kristiana's second poetry volume opens with a quiet assertion of power, self-acceptance and self-compassion. The poet declares herself to be 'foolhardy and faerie, clumsy and pretty, angry at the world and everyone in it, loved and unloved but always in love.' ['I will'] A more fitting opening would be difficult to find. Reed's collection explores … Continue reading Flowers on the Wall – advance review from Lois E. Linkins