Books By DiVerse Poets

Many of the poets who have or will be reading at the  DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading and Open Mic have books available for sale.  Below is a list of books with links to places where you can buy them that have been provided by the poets.  Your purchase helps support our poets and you get the enjoyment of reading their work!  Authors who will be reading during the fall of 2018 are in bold print.

Amirthanayagam, Indran:  Uncivil War
Amirthanayagam, Indran:  The Splintered Face: Tsunami Poems
Amirthanayagam, Indran:  The Elephants Of Reckoning
Amirthanayagam, Indran:  Il n’est de solitude que l’ile lointaine

Beete, Paulette:  Blues for a Pretty Girl

Bolton, Diana Smith:  Just Universes
Bolton, Diana Smith:  A Compass For My Bones

Bracken, Ann: No Barking in the Hallways: Poems from the Classroom
Bracken, Ann: The Altar of Innocence

Browning, Sarah:  Killing Summer
Browning, Sarah: Whiskey in the Garden of Eden

Campbell, Tara: Treevolution
Campbell, Tara:  Circe’s Bicycle

Carlson, Nancy Naomi:  Naming The dawn (The Africa List) (Translation)
Carlson, Nancy Naomi: Hammer with No Master (by René Char) (Translation)

Carlson, Nancy Naomi: Complications of the Heart
Carlson, Nancy Naomi: Kings Highway

Carpenter, Jay Hall:  Dark and Light
Carpenter, Jay Hall:  101 Limericks, Inappropriate for All Occasions

Carroll, Doritt:  Sorry You Are Not An Instant Winner
Carroll, Doritt:  GLTTL STP
Carroll, Doritt:  In Caves

Chertock, Marlena: Crumb-sized
Chertock, Marlena: On that one-way trip to Mars

Davis, Teri Ellen Cross: Haint
Davis, Teri Ellen Cross: Not Without Our Laughter

Illich, Don:  Chance Bodies

Jett, Luther: Not Quite: Poems Written in Search of my Father
Jett, Luther:  Our Situation

King, Alan: Drift
King, Alan:  POINT BLANK

Lee, Kateema: Almost Invisible

Larew:  Hiram:  More Than Anything

Leyva, Steven:  Low Parish

Luce, Gregory: Signs of Small Grace (contact Greg at to purchase)
Luce, Gregory: Drinking Weather
Luce, Gregory: Tile

Miller, E. Ethelbert:  If God Invented Baseball
Miller, E. Ethelbert: The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Miller
Miller, E. Ethelbert:  Fathering Words: The Making Of An African American Poet
Miller, E. Ethelbert:  In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers

Narayanan, Vivek: Life and Times of Mr S
Narayanan, Vivek: Universal Beach

Ratz:  Matthew: Lightning Bugs in Fragile Jars

Roberts, Kim:  A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston
Roberts, Kim: The Scientific Method
Roberts, Kim: Fortune’s Favor: Scott in Antarctica
Roberts, Kim: Animal Magnetism
Roberts, Kim: Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, DC (anthology)

Ross, Joseph:  ACHE,
Ross, Joseph:  Gospel of Dust, Meeting Bone Man

Shovan, Laura: Mountain, Log, Salt, and Stone,
Shovan, Laura:  Life in Me Like Grass on Fire: Love Poems
Shovan, Laura: The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary

Wallace, Jennifer: Almost Entirely
Wallace, Jennifer: The Want Fire
Wallace, Jennifer: It Can Be Solved By Walking

Winn, Sarah Ann: Alma Almanac
Winn, Sarah Ann: Haunting the Last House on Holland Island, Fallen into the Bay

Wolf, Michele: Immersion
Wolf, Michele: Conversations During Sleep
Wolf, Michele: The Keeper of Light

Young, Katherine E: Day of the Border Guards