This month my poem, Anxiety Society, appears in The Robin Hood Book. Funny enough, my latest poem comes at a good time, since I was disenfranchised on May 3. Of course, the government are happy to post me all their political junk mail, but when the time comes, not my actual ballot. I should’ve expected this… but clearly, I’m not as cynical as I thought! Grr… time to get philosophical again, I guess. In the words of Rab C Nesbit when confronted by a pushy canvasser, ‘what do you need this useless article for?’

Check out my poem, Anxiety Society, on page 225

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is a novelist and poet. Her debut novel, Gods of Avalon Road was published by Blossom Spring Publishing in October 2019. Leilanie has also published four poetry collections: Chemotherapy for the Soul (Fowlpox Press, 2017); A Model Archaeologist (Eyewear Publishing, 2015); Toebirds and Woodlice (Meandi Books, 2012); Metamorphosis of Woman (Meandi Books, 2012), satirical novella Zombie Reflux (Meandi Books, 2014) and surreal novelette, Til Death do us Boneapart (Dark Gothic Resurrected Magazine, 2017). Leilanie is also Editor in Chief of Bindweed Magazine, a poetry and fiction online magazine that also publishes a quarterly print anthology. She currently lives in Belfast with her writer and poet husband, Joseph Robert and their rambunctious toddler, a voracious reader of dinosaur board books. Literary blog: Meandi Books: Bindweed Magazine:

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