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Take This Spoon

Take This Spoon

Cream of Tartar Pot-holdering a cloud of toasted soufflé, its voluptuous body billowing over the dish, we kept its infallible, flawless secret, referencing the butter- stained recipe card by memory only. Teamwork, we’d wink to each other— and lots of stirring—never revealing what separated mother…

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The Sorry Flowers

The Sorry Flowers

The fierce poems of Julia Wendell’s The Sorry Flowers are full of hurt and love, moving between the past and the present with a sure, lyric step.

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Finding My Distance

Finding My Distance

Though she grew up with horses, Ms. Wendell became a competitor in the sport for the first time in her middle-years. Since then, she has worked her way up from the lower to the upper levels of the sport as an adult amateur rider. The…

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Restalrig

Restalrig

“In Restalrig, Julia Wendell explores in wonderfully imaginative ways one of the most ancient subjects in poetry; the death of parents. But in exploring the deaths of her parents, she also — how could it be otherwise — explores and celebrates their lives. These poems…

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Dark Track

Dark Track

In these haunting poems about the life of a horsewoman, it is not just the racetrack that is dark, nor that requires surefooted pacing to navigate. Julia Wendell’s distinctive collection is exhilarating and terrifying at once.

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Scared Money Never Wins

Scared Money Never Wins

“Scared Money Never Wins is ostensibly about Julia Wendell’s mid-life re-commitment to her first love, horses–the raising, breeding, riding, and showing of them. But what it is really about is Wendell’s attempt to face up to the risks her passions–familial, artistic, erotic, and material–entail. The…

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Wheeler Lane

Wheeler Lane

84 pages, Igneus Press At The Park Better Half The Body's Refusals Building Walls Cockatiel Daphne Dirty Movie Divorce The Exact Word Fires At Yellowstone Food, Clouds, & Secrets He Could Have Been Out There Praying In The Pasture Of Dead Horses Learning To Breathe…

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Fires at Yellowstone

Fires at Yellowstone

Winner of the 1993 Bacchae Press National Chapbook Competition. Professionally printed on heavy stock.

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An Otherwise Perfect History

An Otherwise Perfect History

75 pages, Ithaca House At The Bartered Bride At The Plantetarium Caress Cat At The Window Convalescence, 1875 Disclosures Duet In The Suburbs Elegy Elegy In Absentia Entropy Fireside For You, Elizabeth Gray Hair Of The Dog Hatteras He Turns To Me ..., Fr. A Two-spoked…

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