A New Review for ‘Versions of the Self’!

Thankful me.

The weekend is nice but then it gets even better when you are an author opening up a review like the one from Didi Oviatt at the link below. Her review of my second book “Versions of the Self” is one I am especially pleased to receive as her feedback tells me that she understands the deeper levels behind the poems and the moments of vulnerability that prompted me to write so many of them.

via #poetry Review: Versions of the Self, by Christy Birmingham 4.5 stars

I hope you all have a wonderful day that is poetically in tune ♥



Creative Book Reviews, Courtesy of Robin

Wow. I mean, really. Imagine opening up two blog posts on your smartphone – not one but TWO – and finding out they feature your latest book. Yes, wow.

Book review for Versions of the Self

Robin of witlessdatingafterfifty shows us her copy of the book. Photo © Robin 2017.

Thank you to Robin of the witlessdatingafterfifty blog for highlighting Versions of the Self so creatively in her posts this week. The reviews mean a lot to me, along with the 4/4 star rating, and the original photography. Robin is so creative in how she organizes her book reviews, and I recommend following her blog!

Thank you as well to everyone who has commented on Robin’s posts about my book! The outpouring of positive responses floors me. If you missed the posts, they are:

Fall Book Review: A poem from, “Versions of the Self”

Fall Book Review: “Versions of the Self,” by Christy Birmingham

Wishing you all a wonderful day!

A Book Trailer for Versions of the Self Releases!

When I opened up my messages today and saw one from my online friend Abid A. Sayyed saying that he had created a video for my second poetry book Versions of the Self, I was overjoyed. I immediately clicked on it and let’s just say it’s been a reason to smile again and again! Thank you again, Abid, for this generous gift.

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