Ghost GospelsThe winner of the SCE's Women of Resilience poetry chapbook contest. A testament to thriving in the wake of anorexia. Cost: $10.00. Click to email author for purchase!Flutterby The ButterflyEmerging from a chrysalis, Flutterby floats into a loving world full of supportive creatures. Yet Flutterby is too absorbed with nature to embrace their love until she experiences the power of their friendship to transform her life. This is a parable of physical and spiritual metamorphosis. The author was dedicated to serving special needs children. Even when she was struck down in mid-life with cancer, she saw life as a great wonder and an adventure. Surrounded by supportive friends, she embraced the fullness of life. This book is her gift to future generations of children as a reminder of the miracle of life, the beauty of the world, and the importance of friendship. All proceeds from this book will go to support Autism Speaks. Click image to purchase from Amazon!Tell Me Exactly What You Saw and What You Think It MeansTell Me Exactly What You Saw and What You Think It Means is a collection that makes good on its title. In these searching poems of vulnerability and courage, a queer man wrestles with the complicated gift of surviving the plague wrought by AIDS in the 80s and 90s. Along with the deep love and familiarity of a long partnership, here we find desire even in the face of potentially difficult death, “And me the river—all the wet / hollows of the earth, opening.” Though in this world, “even the snow won’t tell the truth,” Steve Bellin-Oka will, and he does. - Jessica Jacobs & Nickole Brown Click image to purchase from the author directly!Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart"Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart" is Clifford Brooks' second full-length poetry collection. His wide-ranging poetry draws on his meandering personal journey from his youth to middle age and the real and mythological beings he meets along the way, as well as on music and literature, in an unmistakably Southern setting. Click image to purchase from Amazon!Exiles of EdenExiles of Eden is a chapbook of poems from the life and imagination of a man navigating his way through an American South he is both in love with and at odds with, in search of meaning and belonging as an outsider. Click to email author for purchase!The Draw of Broken Eyes & Whirling MetaphysicsNominated for the Pulitzer Prize and Georgia Author of the Year, Clifford Brooks's first book of poetry captures the southern experience with poems that Dinty Moore calls "a jazzy, aromatic, and spirited poetic mandala." Click image to purchase from Amazon!