Nineteen Letters by Kathleen McGookey is a collection of epistolary poems addressed to Death himself. A young mother writes to Death expressing her thoughts and anxieties as she tries shield and prepare her children for what lies ahead.
Details: 45 pgs.
First Edition, 100 Copies
9″ x 5.75″ Hardback
Kathleen McGookey has published three books of prose poems, two chapbooks, and a book of translations of French poet Georges Godeau’s work called We’ll See. Her poems have appeared in journals including Crazyhorse, Field, Miramar, Prairie Schooner, Quarterly West, Quiddity, and Waxwing.
The design for Nineteen Letters is inspired by a traditional children’s books, featuring a letterpressed cover and multi-colored pages.