“Necromancy Never Pays” Features Rose Solari Poem
The unique literary blog from writer Jeanne Griggs features Solari's “Somewhere Between Four and Five A.M.”
Blogger and English PhD, Jeanne Griggs, discovers a gem while sorting her bookshelves. Reading as she sorts, "because, you know, that’s why we keep these books, so we can dip into them whenever we want to," Griggs picks out a thin volume with deckled edges and French folds: The Last Girl by Rose Solari, a poet friend from graduate school.
Read the entire blog post on Jeanne's blog Necromancy Never Pays.
The Last Girl is Solari's third collection of poetry after Orpheus in the Park and Columbia award-winning Difficult Weather. The Last Girl represents a writer working at the peak of her powers, possessed of technical mastery, fierce perception, and a tender but unsentimental heart.
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