My Mother has a concave slippery mouth,untouchable with the slick tunes of time.She carries nostalgia,like an offering,a seduction performedin the onyx of mouths colliding.A star shadowmolten in pieceswith liquid layers of murmurssticking to her bare belly button.Lipids resting like a heavy eyelid.She stitches her concrete bun,as a belt of Gangesher crisp breaths floatingto tangle the elixir … Continue reading Olive Skin – Devika Mathur (An Excerpt from Crimson Skins)
KRISTIANA: Crimson Skins is your second poetry collection, what has been the most rewarding part of reaching the point of publication? DEVIKA: Over the years I have grown into a more persistent writer honing my writing skills. The process of collecting art pieces and turning them all beautifully into a book takes a lot of creativity and patience. As … Continue reading Kristiana Reed Interviews Indie Blu(e) Author Devika Mathur
I forget that not all of you know that about a year and a half ago, I co-founded a teeny, tiny publishing company with the amazing Kindra M. Austin. We made a commitment to ourselves from the start that we will only publish books that we love to read. When I say that Eric Syrdal’s … Continue reading Your Next Read (or it should be): Pantheon by Eric Syrdal
Nicole Lyons and Indie Blu(e) Publishing are thrilled to announce that Nicole’s stunning first poetry collection, the long out-of-print HUSH is now available as a free PDF. If you would like a copy of this spectacular book, simply sign up for the Indie Blu(e) Publishing Mailing List at https://bit.ly/IndieBlueMail and we will email you a copy. If … Continue reading HUSH by Nicole Lyons Now Available as a Free PDF
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Submissions for the anthology will be open from January 1, 2020 through January 31, 2020 You are welcome to submit up to 5 pieces of creative work; which may include poetry, prose, creative non-fiction, short fiction, and/or original artwork. Each piece of writing submitted must be limited in length (under 1,000 words). Submission of previously … Continue reading Indie Blu(e) Publishing Is Now Accepting Submissions For But You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures Of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, And Other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illness
Need a last-minute holiday gift?! Nicole Lyons’ The Lithium Chronicles Volume 2 has just gone live on Amazon. A must-have for all poetry fans.
It has come to our attention that our recent announcement regarding the upcoming anthology But You Don’t Look Sick conveyed a tone that could be interpreted as dismissive to the 239 writers and artists who responded to the original call for submissions, as well as invalidating to those who live with an invisible mental illness. … Continue reading Statement from The Editors of Indie Blu(e) Publishing Regarding But You Don’t Look Sick
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A year ago, Indie Blu(e) Publishing accepted submissions for an anthology about the lived experience of Invisible Illness. Despite our passion for this project, we struggled to articulate our vision to potential contributors. Although we received almost 500 pieces of art and writing, the majority of these simply didn’t fit the anthology we wanted to … Continue reading But You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illness