Medievalist Poetry Collections

This is a list of 20th- and 21st-century poetry collections that may be of interest to medievalists. Patience Agbabi, Telling Tales (Canongate, 2014) Adaptation of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Maryann Corbett, Mid Evil (U Evansville Press, 2014) Medievalist miscellany from Christine de Pizan to Old English riddles. Hilary Davies, In a Valley of This Restless Mind (Enitharmon …

Two poems

I'm excited to have two poems in the Summer 2019 issue of Mezzo Cammin! I wrote "Twice-Told Tale" after a conversation with my mother, which (she claimed) was actually the second time we had talked about this particular topic. The addressee in "Scholar Ship" is also a real person and a good friend, despite some differences …

A poem in The G&LR!

I am beyond excited to have a poem appearing in The Gay & Lesbian Review this month! I can't link to the poem itself, but you can subscribe and/or purchase a copy at your local LGBT+ bookstore. TL;DR—I imagine a same-gender liaison between Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa. Computer code may be binary, but these virtual …

~Mice & Gravy~

I was listening to Pat Humphries and my cat was hungry. Lately she has been boycotting kibble and demanding wet food ...

Good news & bad news …

At my publisher's suggestion, I'm giving in and registering for an Amazon Author Page. Headmistress Press is an independent publisher of lesbian*-identified poetry (note: this includes poetry by bi+ women, trans women, non-binary people, and Two-Spirit people) and hopefully my Author Page will make it easier for people to find and order my book and …

Medieval Women Poets in Translation

I've compiled this woefully incomplete list of medieval women's poetry in translation partly as self-promotion and partly in order to share resources. Additions are welcome. Happy #WITMonth, everyone! Classical Arabic, 4000 BCE – 1492 CE Abdullah al-Udhari, tr. & ed. Classical Poems by Arab Women. Saqui Books, 1999. Hebrew, 10th – mid-15th centuries Shirley Kaufman, …