Shelf Life... a romantic board walk for a married writing couple!

Shelf Life… a romantic board walk for a married writing couple!

Perhaps it is time for a new definition for the idiom ‘on the shelf’. If this is my shelf life, may it long live beyond its expiry date! Joseph Robert and I were browsing at the Southbank poetry library last week (as we often do) and we noticed that our most recent publications were side by side on display. It just so happened that Ariadne’s Thread under ‘A’ and Decanto on the next shelf filed under ‘D’ worked out to be side by side next to each other. Somebody (a customer, no doubt) had misfiled Graffiti in the ‘A’ section on the shelf below Ariadne’s Thread. Usually such things bother me, but in this case, I saw it as a prime opportunity for a photo… or rather, Joseph did!

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 and her second novel, The Buddha's Bone is forthcoming in October 2021. Leilanie has also published three poetry collections: The Redundancy of Tautology (Cyberwit, 2021); Chemotherapy for the Soul (Fowlpox Press, 2017); A Model Archaeologist (Eyewear Publishing, 2015) and two self-published pamphlets: 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 lively literary tot, a voracious reader of educational books. Literary blog: https://leilaniestewart.com/ Meandi Books: http://meandibooks.bigcartel.com/ Bindweed Magazine: https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com/

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