I don’t know if I have ever had so many reviews on a one week old book as we have on Tortured Willows right now… and such reviews. My head is spinning from all the responses but not just “great poetry” or “spooky reading.” The responses have been conversations.
The theme of all these reviews seems to be connection. Readers say they understand it more about Asian culture, or empathy because they’ve felt the same things. Some have discovered new things, concepts, perspectives. All have been flattering. That is why we wrote this collection. Thank you for all reviews, every word of feedback. To quote Elizabeth Miki Brina in Speak, Okinawa, we “feel seen, rather than exposed.” That is worth everything.
Tortured Willows for ebook should be available within 24 hours. Here are just a few of the reviews that have been filling the inbox.
More TORTURED WILLOWS Reviews
Tortured Willows, Skydiving, and the Magic of Poetry. Geneve Flynn in a Guest Post on Stephanie Wytovich’s blog Join Me in the Madhouse.