Review of Mislilac (Thinker), H. M. Reynolds

What struck me about Reynold’s first collection, How Best to Stage a Breakdown, was how viscerally and honestly she wrote about mental health. Mislilac builds upon this sturdy foundation and flourishes. Reynolds’ style has matured further and her voice is exceptional and unique. There is something so very honest in Mislilac even though most of … Continue reading Review of Mislilac (Thinker), H. M. Reynolds

Review of How Best to Stage a Breakdown, H.M. Reynolds

How Best to Stage a Breakdown is H. M. Reynolds’ first chapbook release; made up of only nineteen poems, the collection is a succinct treatment of struggling with mental illness and the feelings of panic, grief and loss which often accompany a breakdown. Reynolds does not trivialise experiencing any of the above. The eponymously titled … Continue reading Review of How Best to Stage a Breakdown, H.M. Reynolds