"I dwell in possibility a fairer house than prose." 

Emily Dickinson



Kindra McDonald received her MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. She teaches  poetry classes at The Muse Writers Center in Norfolk, VA and is an adjunct writing professor and sometimes doctoral student. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in various journals to include Muddy River Poetry Review, Barely South Review, New Southerner and the anthologies The Nearest Poem, Twice Upon a Time and “B.” She was a finalist for the Press 53 Open Awards and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and for Bettering American Poetry. She is the author of the chapbooks Concealed Weapons  (2015) and Elements and Briars (2016). 

2019 brings the publication of two full length collections of poetry!

Fossils is anticipated May 2019 by Finishing Line Press and In the Meat Years is anticipated August 2019 by Aldrich Press.



The book launch for Fossils is June 9th at The Muse Writers Center.  Check out the details here!

Featured Poet of the Month
This month my poet obsession has been Ada Limon. I have been reading her latest book The Carrying, and it is honest and beautiful.
Check out her work here.




Fossils pre-orders are live! Place your order here. 

"The Sound of Freedom" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Twyckenham Notes.

Congratulations to all the nominees!

© 2018 by Kindra McDonald​

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