Katy E. Ellis - Gravity
Chapbook (2015), 5.5 inches x 4.25 inches.
65 lb. textured card-stock covers, 60 lb. card-stock interiors. 20% Cotton thatched linen paper. Hemp binding with hand-stamped cut-outs. Limited to an edition of 26 lettered copies.
A beautiful five part poem exploring space, wombs, and water, and the absence of weight.
Katy E. Ellis grew up under fir trees and high-voltage power lines in Renton, Washington. She teaches creative writing through Seattle Arts & Lecture’s Writers in the Schools (WITS) program. She studied writing at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada and at Western Washington University. Aside from her chapbooks Urban Animal Expeditions (Dancing Girl Press) and Gravity (Yellow Flag Press), her poetry has appeared in a number of literary journals including Literary Mama, MAYDAY Magazine, Redheaded Stepchild, Calyx: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, and the Canadian journals Grain and Fiddlehead. Katy also teaches writing to home school children in West Seattle, where she lives a stone throw away from the beach with her husband and daughter.