Kayla Geitzler is an editor and writing consultant from Moncton, NB. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in Gnaw & Gnarl: A Chapbook of NB Writers, Hamilton Arts & Lights, Les Effeuilleuses, Poetry Is Dead, The Fiddlehead, QWERTY, and Galleon. Her first collection of poetry, That Light Feeling Under Your Feet about the slogging and surreal world of cruise ship workers, was published by NeWest Press in April 2018. She is a recipient of the Bailey Prize for Best Unpublished Manuscript and has been nationally recognized by the CBC as a poet who reflects “the enduring strength of the literary form in this country.”
If you've been following our National Poetry Month celebration you know we've been whooping it up with some of the raddest women of poetry all month long. Alas the party has ended but you can still check out our interviews with our featured poets and read their work. Scroll ... Read more
This National Poetry Month we're shouting it out to all the rad women of poetry who write in all kinds of spaces and styles and explore all kinds of themes. Poetry Grrrowl is a raised fist and high-five to those women who make us better readers and thinkers. Join us here on ... Read more
In honour of Labour Day yesterday, we’re shining a light on poetry collections about work. With excellent poems about working in anything from from cruise-line hospitality to industrial labour unions, we’re truly thankful that these five poets didn’t quit their day jobs. ... Read more
This week Father's Day was on our brains, debut fiction was in our hands, and rum swizzle punch was the side to our poetry.
Inspire a tropical feeling with a cruise-worthy rum swizzle punch, inspired by Kayla Geitzler's cruise worker-centred poetry collection That Light Feeling Under Your Feet, from NeWest Press' poetry imprint Crow Said.
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