Busy Griefs, Raw Towns edited by GF Korreck
In person event at our Grand Rapids store. July 27, 2022 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.
Join many of the Michigan poets published in this anthology, published by our own Chapbook Press and whose proceeds benefit Ukraine relief efforts, for a reading.
29 voices, 1 unending song
The Poets of Busy Griefs, Raw Towns
Anya Bukovietski, Greg Bliss, Carmen Bugan, Patricia Clark,
David Cope, Marcia Davis, Nellie deVries, Alban Fischer,
Linda Nemec Foster, Joy Gaines-Friedler, Robbi Hartt,
Bill Holm, Reka Jellema, Katie Kalisz, W. Todd Kaneko,
Neil Kaufman, GF Korreck, Scott Krieger, David W. Landrum,
Elizabeth McBride, Mary McKSchmidt, Mursalata Muhammad,
Jeff Munroe, Peg Padnos, Christine Rhein, Jack Ridl,
Christine Stephens-Krieger, Rodney Torreson, Debra Wierenga.
Now they go on explaining to those of us
too young or too indifferent, what a cold war is,
why a hot war won’t do
— Patricia Clark from "On the Night When Russian
Troops Attack a Power Plant"
As if the blood of every Ukrainian wasn’t enough.
— Linda Nemec Foster from "News Flash: Putin
Bathes in Deer Antler Blood"
You start to change the channel and the war stops
you with a kiss—
W. Todd Kanko from War Sonnet
All proceeds from the sale of Busy Griefs, Raw Towns are
forwarded to the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to
support continuing Ukraine relief efforts.