Book Blogger Laudes the “Concise and Thoughtful” Poetry of Hazen’s “Girls Like Us”
In their latest review, the book blogger known as "Literary Feline" had only glowing things to say about Elizabeth Hazen's newest collection of poems, Girls Like Us.
"This was my first experience reading Elizabeth Hazen's poetry, and I was immediately taken with the poet's concise and thoughtful prose. I liked how multi-faceted her poetry is in terms of the different directions she takes it and is able to capture ideas and memories in a real and personal way. I think many women will see themselves in her poems"
Read the full review over on their blog HERE
Buy Girls Like Us during our half-price promotion HERE
Reflections on my First AWP; or, Sleepless in SeaTac
ASP Intern and Washington College Senior Eylie Sasajima on Her First AWP Conference
An interview with the late, great Linda Pastan
Along the indifferent corridors / of space, angels could be hiding,” Linda Pastan wrote in her poem “Muse.” ASP honors the legacy of Linda Pastan (1932–2023), a former Poet Laureate of Maryland, who passed away last week. Pastan was the author of the 2018 poetry book A Dog Runs Through It, which won the Towson University Literary Award.
Here’s to 2022! And Here’s a Sale…
2022 was a big year for ASP and our writers. In March, we had a booth at the annual AWP Conference, and our offsite reading, featuring authors Saida Agostini, Dave Housley, Elizabeth Hazen, and Richard Peabody, along with special guests Teri Ellen Cross Davis and Leslie Pietrzyk, had a standing-room-only audience packed with literary stars.