Welcome to the Poetry Blog!

It’s not a big secret that we at Oloris like poetry. We have a poetry month every year. We recruit and promote poetry books. Some of us even dig out the dusty back corners of bookshops and go over the poetry collections, buying lots of thin but expensive volumes...

A Recipe Review

Ye Olde Director of Poetry here. This last year hasn’t found me in the kitchen all too often, which is a real shame. During grad school stress baking was a very real thing I would indulge in. Everyone around me gained weight. I enjoy the simplicity of following...

The Dome-Singer of Falenda (Chapter One)

The Dome-Singer of Falenda by Katherine Bolger Hyde CHAPTER ONE In Which I Lose My Balance   The day first shifted out of kilter when I had my little chat with the Canon. We’d finished rehearsal with my favorite high C. I love to listen to it echoing up to the...

Keeping On Track with Tolkien by Constance Wagner

Keeping On Track With Tolkien by Constance G.J. Wagner   No one will deny that for those who love the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, the fully realized world of Middle-earth is deeply immersive – so much so that reading the books or watching the films is akin to draping...

FRAMERUNNERS: IN THE COMPANY OF ANGELS Chapter One

A Rumpus in the Library “Since the earliest of times, even from the dawn of man, when myst first painted images on the walls of the caves at Lascaux and Altamira, there have been rumors: rumors that the worlds drawn in pigment and charcoal exist not only in the minds...