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
Devika Mathur is loved and known for her celebration of the abstract and surreal; she plays with words like toys and bites into them like ripe fruit. Everything Mathur yields is original and unique. Even when her voice is so reminiscent of Sylvia Plath, she remains a woman and poet unto herself, through and through. Crimson … Continue reading Review Of Devika Mathur’s Crimson Skins by Kristiana Reed
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
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
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Indie Blu(e) Publishing is pleased to announce that Rachel Finch’s Conversations with My Higher Self and A Sparrow Stirs its Wings and Melody Lee’s Season of the Sorceress are now available in Kindle editions.