Swear to you last time, i made you swear always to be honest, always be. Alongside gagnier, there is an array of talented writers who have gifted readers with their stories too. Nicholas gagnier founding fathers a backwater american town becomes the epicenter for a violent supremacist uprising that spreads across the nation overnight by harnessing the power of the modern internet get a copy kindle store. On october 1, 2018 by nicholas gagnier in uncategorized 3 comments. Featuring 185 poems, this compendium of poetry from the wordpress blog that lasted seven years and touched thousands of people with its focus on mental health and social conscience highlights the best work, handpicked from over 1,500 original poems. All the lonely people the followup to swear to me all the lonely people brings over writers from around the world in a search for acceptance from the people we were taught to be get a copy kindle store storesaudib. Although this collection of poetry takes as its theme mental health, it contains neither tedious sermons nor incomprehensible screeds. If this is your first introduction to nicholas gagnier s work, as it was mine, you will find within the pages of free verse revolution. In an attack more melancholy than brutal yet no less effective he exposes both risk and solution without reducing. He has published eight books of poetry and will release his debut novel in 2019. Im a guy who could have better things to do than write about thursday night comedy blocks, play original. He has published several poetry books, as well as a novella releasing this july. Hes one of those types of writers that can knock you off your feet and make you want to keep on reading. Ive received several submissions past the window being open so i wanted to let you know that the march call for submissions shall be released.
Featuring 9 brand new poems and two collaborations with kindra m austin and kristiana reed free verse revolution the collect featuring 185 poems. Leonard the liar, by nicholas gagnier a novella as a kid i read a short story in a magazine that has stayed with me ever since, the poignancy of the story was so powerful i never forgot it. The collection 20102017 is a farewell describing a difficult but fruitful journey by mariah voutilainen if this is your first introduction to nicholas gagnier s work, as it was mine, you will find within the pages of free verse revolution. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Love is naught nicholas gagnier free verse revolution.
All the lonely people the followup to swear to me all the lonely people brings over writers from around the world in a search for acceptance from the people we were taught to be get a copy kindle store storesaudib title. This week began the month with incredibly strong pieces, which i hope you enjoy if you havent yet caught. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. It is felt from the opening poem, the next big thing, in which the canadian native states, darling, i see you, all twenty years of you, and i will invite you to my table, set the prettiest. Austin, candice louisa daquin, rachel finch, and christine e. Ground zero is the definitive poetry project centered on mental health co produced by retcon poet and good morning bedtime story, this collection features over fifty poems from almost a dozen different writers from the grips of agoraphobia to a bird s eye view inside a broken home tackling bullying, homophobia and the scores of teen suicides in the last decade through ground zero is the. Nicholas supports and engages in conversations around mental health and social welfare, preferring strong literary voices and selfexpression to traditional narrative and poetry. Showing 1 20 rating details sort default filter aug 08, 2018 nicole lyons rated it it was amazing shelves favourites i want to live inside of nicholas gagnier s mind and find a home on his pages whether he is spilling his soul through poetry or pouring his observations into a novel, nicholas gagnier is off the charts brilliant and everyone who. The followup to 20s ground zero, the deluxe edition of swear to me is. In honor of national poetry month, i wanted to give a shout out to a wordpress blogging poet i came across. The collection 20102017 a testament to the power of writing in. Theres lyric in the lament, sorrows thatve had a decade and then some to ferment. Nicholas gagnier is the author of leonard the liar, founding fathers and the creator of free verse revolution. This collection of poetry is a followup to swear to me.
Here is one of his poems that i liked the most so far. Only one of us gets to be a martyr nicholas gagnierlois. Nicholas gagnier who is the brainchild behind this collective, seems to uncannily know what works and what doesnt, and his own writing is quite staggering in its uncanny awareness of human nature. Todays video is here and the padlet can be found by scrolling down the page a little. You have to try and match the question with the punchline. You can read more of his work at fvr publishing and blank paper press. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in. Daisy heir nicholas gagnier sudden denouement collective.
Shapeshifters nicholas gagnier free verse revolution. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. I wanted to embrace spring, life and growth, no matter what. For anthology tuesday we are sharing a piece from nicholas gagnier s recently released anthology which shares his story of survival and self acceptance. Nicholas ginex enters the wordpress world i welcome people around the world to write me to discuss areas of interest, such as religion, philosophy, god, the universe. Whereas we were once trying to write our way to a better world, these days we write just to survive the one we inhabit. Nicholas is also a mental health advocate, author of several poetry books and an avid reader. From nicholas gagnier and free verse revolution, this followup to 20s ground zero once again uses poetry to examine the pitfalls of mental illness and depression. Theres a consistent theme stretching across nicole lyons i am a world of uncertainties disguised as a girl. Indie blue publishing announces the release of we will.
Join facebook to connect with nicholas gagnier and others you may know. Refusing to force an alternative on the reader, the collection nevertheless incites the reader to. And just like the swear to me, i am humbled to have been a part of a large collaborative effort that was included in. Dear reader, i hope february is treating you well, no matter where you are, and that you find solace in the work being shared on free verse revolution this month.
Nicholas is also a mental health advocate, music lover and whiskey enthusiast. The lived experience of sexual harassment and sexual assault told powerfully through poetry, prose, essay, and art is the brainchild of kindra m. Dear reader, welcome to april on free verse revolution. On this auspicious day we wanted to show our love for the myriad ways you express love on wordpress. I recommend both gagnier s work and free verse revolution to you, as being one of the brightest lights in the indie scene today.
It is my pleasure to announce that nicholas gagnier has released all the lonely people. I admit i was already crushing on the mysterious georgia park before i ever read any of her books. These poems share many different perspectives on the causes and effects but leave the reader to judge which perspectives are. Posts about nicholas gagnier written by dave higgins. Filled neither with rage nor idealism, gagnier provides an insight into the bitter ennui the socioeconomic imbalances in western society can raise in the enlightened underdog. Nicholas gagnier is the author of leonard the liar, founding fathers, mercy road, deads haven and olivia and hale. Despite the worldwide situation, i chose to stick with the preplanned theme of blossom for april. Defining a generation more by a feeling than by happenstance of age, gagnier speaks to those who have grown into lives of comfort but not meaning. The followup to 20 s ground zero, the deluxe edition of swear to me is the definitive edition, uniting twenty poets from around the world to raise awareness for. The four indie writers and survivors felt compelled to do something after the strongly triggering kavanaugh confirmation. Nicholas gagnier is a canadian writer and poet, and the creator of free verse revolution. Sudden denouement collective a global divergent literary and aesthetic collective. Posts about interview written by sudden denouement and nicholas gagnier.1084 283 848 698 307 1339 1106 197 13 1466 1166 1177 282 1484 805 820 481 338 567 1226 986 939 1431 880 1587 1403 279 1363 316 1378 1119 339 1025 911 235 1132 1379 186 839 590 1016 470