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!
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
Foreword by Candice Louisa Daquin “The old me is no longer on the shelves because let’s be honest, she never existed.” (I will) If you are an avid reader, can you remember every book of poetry or prose you have read? Of course not. Our memories require prompting. If we do not repeat what we … Continue reading Flowers on the Wall – Foreword, Candice Louisa Daquin
Last May, I released my debut collection, Between the Trees. This collection had been a wish I'd carried around with me since I was twenty, when I promised myself for my twenty-fifth birthday I would gift myself with the publication of my first collection. Since then, my poetry has changed in many ways and my … Continue reading An update