Author: Carol Kapaun Ratchenski

Carol Kapaun Ratchenski began writing prose poetry in the 80's after reading Murder in the Dark by Maragret Atwood. The House on the Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros took her breath away. Ratchenski's first novel Mamababy, was published in 2013 as an e-book by Knuckledown Press. After losing her second son to cancer, she decided the best thing to do was to write about it. Ratchenski wants readers to see all the ways that life is horrible and wonderful all at the same time and how that can create something beautiful. She loved the idea of interconnecting poetry and prose together to create something similar to novel length.

A Beautiful Hell
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A Beautiful Hell

New Rivers Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. "'Nothing stops time and its losses,' these poems attest. A BEAUTIFUL HELL narrates the terrible journey into the profound maw of grief one who has experienced great loss must traverse. Told from a distance of years, the poe...

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