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Versions of the Self

Christy

Short Bio

Christy Birmingham is a freelance writer in Victoria, BC, who has a BA in Psychology and has taken professional writing courses at the University of Victoria. She is the author of Versions of the Self (2015) and Pathways to Illumination (Redmund Productions, 2013). Find her writing professionally on business and health for a range of clients around the globe or in the blogging world at Poetic Parfait.

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Synopsis/Blurb

Imagine a shift to the way you see the world that arises through poetic narration.

Imagine the world, at its base level, is a collection of selves. These selves collide, disperse, intermingle, and share themselves in lines of free verse. Such is the premise of Versions of the Self, poetry that assumes multiple types of selves exist and relate in ways that alter them. Each of the eight chapters looks at a different type of self, including the singular “I” and romantic interactions. These unique 80 poems definitely color themselves outside of the lines. 

Links to Book & Blog

Versions of the Self

Poetic Parfait

 

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About Kev

Kev is an Author & Songwriter. After years of studying, and even more years working in education, and management in the US, he returned to his hometown in England where he finally settled down to focus on his writing and music. Links to his works can be found in the widget bar, and more information about them can be found on his pages above. He would greatly appreciate it if you would check them out. Kev has a M.Ed in Secondary Education with English as his main subject area. He also did post-graduate studies in Christian Counselling and Psychopathology after obtaining a BA in Psychology with a minor in Classical Greek.

39 comments on “Versions of the Self

  1. Lovely to see another writing friend featured here. 🙂

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  2. I have it in my TBR. Looking forward to reading it.

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  3. Just bought a copy of the book. I can’t wait to start reading this in celebration of National Poetry Month.

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  4. Reblogged this on Authors to Watch and commented:
    An excellent feature with one of my favorite poets, Christy Birmingham.

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  5. Hi Kev — happy Saturday! It’s lovely to see Christy and her book here. Hugs.

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  6. Thany you wünsche dir ein gutes Wochenende liebe Grüße Gislinde

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  7. Your post was extra special with Christy as the author who is talented and beautiful inside and out! I don’t buy books but I doput Requisition forms in library suggestion slot. 🙂

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  8. Reblogged this on Poetic Parfait and commented:
    So proud to have my book featured at Kevin’s stellar Raves & Reviews website! Thank you Kevin and everyone else who continues to support my writing.

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  9. Thank you so much, Kev! I appreciate your support and the beautiful comments here 🙂

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  10. Mine is being downloaded as I write! Thanks for the heads up on this.
    Elouise

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  11. Congratulations, Christy! The book looks and sounds wonderful.

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  12. I have reblogged the post and the link to Marsocial Enhancement Poets. I think they’ll like this.

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