The Moon's Answer
by Lana Ayers
This is handmade, limited edition book, numbered and signed by the author Lana Ayers, and the illustrator Anita K. Boyle. The books are printed in three colors, and include moon-yellow endpapers, which were hand-dyed with buttercup, dandelion and creeping jenny flowers.
Audio: To hear Lana read this book-length poem, click here.
The poet and fiction writer Lana Ayers is an energetic supporter of other poets and other writers. She has promoted poets and poetry through several publishing imprints, including MoonPath Press, Concrete Wolf, World Enough Writers, and competitions. She also teaches writint workshops. She is a leader worthy of emulation in our local and national literary communities. She has encouraged hundreds of emerging poets, and continues to sustain them beyond their many successes. Lana's other poetry publications include The Dead Boy Sings in Heaven (2018, Night Rain Press), Four Quarters: An Homage To T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets (2017, Night Rain Press), What Big Teeth: Red Riding Hood's Real Life (2010, Kissena Park Press), A New Red (2010, Pecan Grove Press), and Dance From Within By Bones (2007, Snake Nation Press), Chicken Farmer I Still Love You (2007, D-N Publishing), and the novel-in-verse Red Riding Hood's Real Life (2017, Night Rain Books).
To learn about Lana Ayer's publishing imprints, and see the large number of poetry books by many Pacific Northwest poets and beyond, please visit the MoonPath Press website here.