With only one week to go until the release of All Grown Up Now by Kim M. Russell, I would like to invite you to the Zoom launch event, which will take place on Saturday, 26 August at 6pm BST. I will host Kim, who will talk about the inspiration behind her poetry pamphlet, and read a selection of poems from the collection. I’m really looking forward to the event, and hope to see you there!
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About the Book
This collection of poems opens up a crack in the lining of a poet’s life to show what it was like to grow up in a family in the decades after the war, how it shapes the individual, what they learn and keep in their heart, the rituals and routines that are handed down the generations.
These poems not only take us back in time to a childhood in the sixties, teenage-hood in the seventies, and motherhood in the eighties, they also take us through the life of a poet, showing us how our upbringing stays with us, influences us, and shapes the individual.
About the Author
Kim M. Russell has been writing poetry since she was very young; she has written every day since she retired from teaching, blogging at writinginnorthnorfolk.com and hosting at the dVerse Poets’ Pub. Her poems have been published on-line by Visual Verse, Spillwords, The Ekphrastic Review, Pure Haiku and Poetry Pea, and in printed anthologies: Afflatus Magazine, Chiaroscuro, Darkness and Light (a dVerse Anthology), Anthology of Aunts and Second Place Rosette (The Emma Press), Peeking Cat, Fieldwork (New Nature Writing from East Anglia), the Poetry Pea Journals, The Anthropocene Hymnal, Wounds I Healed (Experiments in Fiction), and Dark Confessions (Black Bough Poetry), as well as a piece of flash fiction in Flash, I love you! (Paper Swans Press). Kim has self-published Between Heartbeats, an anthology of s