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Covid-19: Poems from The Lockdown

In the UK, LOCKDOWN started on March 23rd, 2020, many weeks after China, and as the death tolls rose in Italy and Spain. There is a less clear picture in the federal USA; so many people there have taken it upon themselves to act, self-isolate, LOCKDOWN, to remain safe.  

115 poets form 10 different countries share 146 poems from The Lockdown.

 

The anthology, published 12th April, 2020, is divided into nine chapters reflecting these unprecedented, global times.  .  (1) Social Distance  (2) Inside  (3) Virus (4) Wry (5) Art (6) Those Close (7) Socio Politco (8) This Spring (9) Nature

Our poets are:  Aaluk Edwardson   Abby DeSantis   Alyssa Kreikemeier   Amelia Bostic   Amy Walker   Andreas Fleps   Anna Delamerced   Anne Carly Abad   Annmarie McQuee   Anthony Mirarcki   Barbara Reynolds   Barbara Schwegman   Bartholomew Bolander   Benjamin Champagne   Bethany Johnson   Blakelee Harmon   Brandon SC Brewer    Brian M Falconer    Bridget Noel   Camille Hill   Cary Barney   Carol Flake Chapman   Catherine (Lee) Felty   Catherine Bull   Christa Lubatkin   Cigeng Zhang  Cindy Lynn Brown   Claire Taylor   Conrad Spenser Clark   Danielle Solo   David Cleveland   Diane Burrow   Dori LaRue   Emma Gibson   Eric Machan Howd   Felucia Zuniga   Gemma Webster   Geraldine Moorkens Byrne   Hannah K Walizer Cook    Heather Sanderson   Heikki Huotari   Helen Sheppard   Henry Bladon   Hugh Findlay   Isabel Hinchcliffe   Jacky T   Jane Ellen Glasser   Jenifern Finstrom   John Pietaro   Johnnie Clemens May   Judit Katalin Hollos   Julia Gordon-Bramer   Justin Moir   Kat Milberger   Kayla Matheson   Kim June Johnson   Kohl Neal  Kristen Corbisiero   Kristin Kowalski Ferragut   Kristina Moriconi   Kurt Cole Eldsvig   Laurie Rosen   Laura Saint Martin   Loretta Tobin   M Zaman   Maili Woods   Majorie Moorhead   Mari-Carmen Marin   Mary K O'Melveny   Maxine Nodel   Megha Sood   Michael Belmore    Michael Hatchett   Micki Blenkush   Mike Dunne   Mitzi Dorton   MK Punky   Monica Raymond   Mysti Frost   Nan Williamson   Nancy Santos   Natasha N. Deonarain   Neetu Malik   Nicole Hospital-Medina   Nicole Williams   Nida Sahar   Pam Fox   Paola Caronni  Parul Bhargava   Patricia Williams   Peter Bruno   Peter Pritzel   Richard Glen Smith   Rob Hardy   Robert Eugene Rubino   Robin Knight   Roisin Boyle   Samantha Smith   Samantha Stone   Sara Cupp Smith   Shane Leavy   Susan Manchin   Susan Sanders   Susana H Case   Susana Molinolo and Pamela Yuen-Elkerbout   Syble Heffernan   Sylvia Freeman   Tanya Fraser   Tonia Kalouria   Trevor Maynard   Vox Pop Max Pax   Wen Wen Lin   Wendy Grossman   Linda Stryker   Susan Fleming   Sophie Scolnik-Brower

1. Press contact Trevor Maynard at poetry@trevormaynard.com

2. The competition was administered, curated and published by Willowdown Books.

3. Trevor Maynard, UK based poet, writer and editor. He is owner/manager of Poetry, Review and Discuss Group, a major poetry group on LinkedIn (20,700 members). His latest poetry collections include THE PATH NOW KNOWN, GREY SUN, DARK MOON, and KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON.  Trevor is also the author of several plays. Further information at http://www.trevormaynard.com

4.  The anthology, COVID-19: Poems from The Lockdown, will be published in paperback on or after 11th April, 2020, and will be available on Print on Demand through Amazon shortly.

5.  Willowdown Books is also the published of The Poetic Bond series, now in its tenth year, and calling for submission for The Poetic Bond X www.thepoeticbond.com 

 

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