[Dis]Connected: Poems and Stories of Connection and Otherwise

[Dis]Connected: Poems and Stories of Connection and Otherwise Review

Humanity exists in a hyper connected world, where our closest friends, loves and enemies lie but a keyboard stroke away. Few know this better than the poets who have risen to the top of their trade by sharing their emotion, opinion and art with millions of fans.

Combining the poetic forces of some of today’s most popular and confessional poets, this book presents poems and short stories about connection wrapped up in a most unique exercise in creative writing. Follow along as your favorite poets connect with each other; offering their poetry to the next poet who tells a story based on the concept presented to them. With poetry, stories and art, [Dis]Connected is a mixed media presentation of connection and collaboration.

Title:[Dis]Connected: Poems and Stories of Connection and Otherwise
Edition Language:English

    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Joseph

    [Dis]Connected is a surprisingly pleasant project of poetry and short fiction. Halket takes a dozen young poets and assigns them a task. First, they each contribute three poems. Second, they will be p...

  • Peter

    Affiliation[Dis]Connected is a collage of beautifully written stories and poems that capture the imagination, as we find, lose and appreciate, those connections we make in life. The premise of the boo...

  • Lou

    I usually thoroughly enjoy great, emotive and inspirational poetry, so I absolutely loved this wonderful anthology including prose by some of the biggest names in the poetry game right now. It's a col...

  • Nildene

    This was a cute and quick read.I like when collections match an overall theme and aren't divided from each other - here we get a literal alternation, with one author's poem preceding another author's ...

  • Carry On, Isabel

    2.5I was pretty excited about the release of [Dis]Connected when it was first announced. What's not to like about a poetry anthology?I spoke too soon.The idea to this anthology is that each author sub...

  • Helen

    I received a free digital copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. [Dis]connected is an anthology of poetry and short stories paired together. Each writer was assigned a poem...

  • Trianna

    This is a collection from a bunch of popular poets filled with immersive poems and short stories dealing with connection or lack of connection between humans. I was not able to relate/connect to some ...

  • Loring Wirbel

    I stepped into this collection with the type of trepidation born of the belief that most projects spurred by publishers fall into the "it seemed like a good idea at the time" category. Seriously, choo...

  • Bogi Takács

    Done but not reviewing it right now, because I will be covering this book and a related event for a magazine. :)Source of the book: E-ARC from publisher...

  • Monica

    Received this ARC from the publishers for free. In exchange for an honest review. I loved the idea behind this book. 10 poets. 10 poems and 10 short stories. The poem is written by someone and then th...