A Sun Inside My Chest (Press 53)

Please register at www.Press53.com for the ZOOM Book Launch Party on Thursday, October 8, at 7 PM Eastern! We will be donating $2 per book sold from 7 – 10 PM that evening, to the Second Harvest Food Bank of NWNC! Please register to celebrate poetry and to help families in need.

Terri Kirby Erickson is the author of six collections of poetry. Her work has appeared in Ted Kooser’s “American Life in Poetry,” Annals of Internal Medicine, Asheville Poetry Review, Atlanta Review, Healing the Divide: Poems of Kindness & Connection, JAMA, Latin American Literary Review, Poet’s Market, San Pedro River Review, storySouth, The Christian Century, The Poetry Foundation, The Sun, The Writer’s Almanac, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Verse Daily, and many more. Her awards include the Joy Harjo Poetry Prize, Atlanta Review International Publication Award, Nazim Hikmet Poetry Award, Nautilus Silver Book Award, and many others. She lives in North Carolina.

Great article written by reporter Fran Daniel about my poetry and A Sun Inside My Chest, accompanied by terrific photos by Andrew Dye, in the Winston-Salem Journal, October 4, 2020: https://journalnow.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/local-poet-terri-kirby-erickson-s-sixth-book-of-poetry-to-be-released-by-press/article_d0b3128c-03ec-11eb-90a2-d3570377d662.html