Join us for our second launch event on Facebook! December 7 at 7pm-10pm The editors and contributors are concluding a week of events in honor of the publication of We Will Not Be Silenced: The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through Poetry, Prose, Essay, and Art. Our live events are … Continue reading We Will Not Be Silenced Launch Event II
Kindra M. Austin, Candice Louisa Daquin, Rachel Finch, and Christine E. Ray wish to express their gratitude to the 109 courageous writers and artists who submitted 214 pieces of original writing and artwork for consideration for the anthology 'We Will Not Be Silenced.' Your stunning creativity, raw authenticity, and enthusiasm for the project has been … Continue reading Update on ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’
(Aurora Phoenix) Your Urgency Pierced My Marrow with vanilla milquetoast pleadings you spun a web the envy of Arachne smeared in syrupy cajolery - I supped on hand-dipped flattery your urgency pierced my marrow with flim flam (Kindra) Dilly Dalliance Bound Me Lavender dipped indulgent tongue dripped incantations, salacious songs— your abuse was tender dilly … Continue reading Malevolent Melody: a collaborative piece by the curators of Blood Into Ink
Standing on the river bank, Clothed in the night, Screaming into the darkness At no one, At everyone, At the Universe herself. Three stand as one, Bounded by blood, faith, and love: You can't break us, We will not give in; We will not give up! We will fight, We will survive, We will flourish, … Continue reading Screaming at the Night — John W. Leys
politics sunk our adult friendship my insistence black lives matter collided against your thin blue line shower of defensive red sparks yet you still cross my mind I remember 15 year old boy dirty blond hair spilling over one blue eye snaggle-tooth smile crushing hard on another girl on our island of misfit toys can’t … Continue reading Young Wolf
We pleased to announce that Nicholas Gagnier’s book Swear To Me is available for purchase on Amazon.com. In addition to many fine pieces written by Nicholas, this volume includes writing by Blood Into Ink Curators Rachel Finch, Kindra M. Austin, Sarah Doughty, Aurora Phoenix, Dom, 1Wise-Woman, Nathan McCool, and Christine Ray. Other contributors to this volume … Continue reading Swear To Me is available for purchase!
Blood Into Ink is honored to publish this deeply touching piece from Matt Eayre They talked about what was lost, what had been taken away They cried about broken trust and they poured out their rage I sat in the circle wanting to fix them, not speaking They took turns revealing wounds and scars … Continue reading Speak- Matt Eayre/Uneven Streets Studio