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Barbara Roether

poet, novelist, essayist

Recent and New/s

I love Montaigne's defintion of the essay form as an attempt to describe the "diverse and undulating thing" we humans are. As 2023 begins to reveal itself this form continues to lead me forward.  Some samples from my recently completed essay collection Reading in Place 

can be found on the blog section of this site. 

In other formal discoveries:

Tender to Empress by Maureen Alsop is a groundbreaking work of visual poetry I had the honor of editing at Wet Cement Press. Check out a few images on my recommended page. It's about to launch and you can order it at:






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