Bird

‘Everything my heart has loved…’

From my poem, ‘Bird‘, in Husk #5

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The Measure of Skin – Ramon Loyola PLUS bonus poet interview

Thrilled to have a great first review of The Measure of Skin by Tony Messenger. Thanks, Tony!

Messenger's Booker (and more)

MeasureSkin

Active social media followers would probably have come across Ramon Loyola, whose recent projects include poems in the new Verity La anthology, “The Hunger”, as well as designing the flyer for this new eBook, he is guest editing Issue 3 of “Pink Cover Zine” with Samantha Trayhurn, and he actively keeps his blog “ramon loyola in lowercase” up to date with references to his published poems (in the last month he has had work appear in “Pencilled In Magazine Issue 3: Food” and in “Other Terrain Journal Issue # 5”).

Earlier this year Vagabond Press released a small chapbook of Ramon Loyola’s poems as part of their “deciBels 3” Series, “The Measure of Skin”. The series was edited by Australian writer Michelle Cahill and is introduced at Vagabond press as follows:

Richly diverse in their cultures and communities, these poets trace their ancestries to South Asia and the Philippines, to…

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The Hunger out soon!

Verity La‘s inaugural anthology will be out very soon, in time for the brand new website next week! The Hunger, full of poignant words and stunning creativity! Just look at the roll call of artists in it (and, humbly, I’m in the thick of it)! Here’s the first promo thingo for the PDF!