‘The Colours of Pain’ – Apus

July 2020   “Impressionistic … often edged with the surreal” is how Book Reviews editor of Orbis Noel Williams described Apus. Williams reviewed the chapbook of 20 poems inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in the latest edition of the international literary journal. He writes: “As background, her [Kahlo’s] paintings offer a…

Apus Listed on New Website

Poet Colin Bancroft launched a new poetry site in May 2020 on which Carolyn’s chapbook Apus is featured. Apus – 20 poems inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo – is listed in A Poet’s Directory – a comprehensive resource of journals, magazines and websites. The website also includes a sample poem Ritual…

Poem in U.S. Journal

The Rockvale Review Issue 4 May 2019 is just out – and Carolyn’s poem Daughter from the Frida Kahlo collection is featured, paired with a photograph by Nashville artist Ashley Trabue. Founding editor Sandy Coomer discusses how she chose the 33 poems in the issue from 1500 – and how musical compositions were commissioned to…