Homelight: Poems, by Lola Haskins

Homelight by Lola Haskins (front cover)

Charlotte Lit Press is thrilled to publish the latest poetry collection from Lola Haskins, Homelight.

Lola Haskins has published 13 previous poetry collections, the most recent of which, Asylum: Improvisations on John Clare (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019), was featured in the New York Times Sunday Magazine. Past honors include the Iowa Poetry Prize, two NEA fellowships, two Florida Book Awards, narrative poetry prizes from Southern Poetry Review and New England Review, a Florida’s Eden prize for environmental writing, and the Emily Dickinson prize from Poetry Society of America.

Title: Homelight
Author: Lola Haskins
Format: Paperback, 6″ x 9″
ISBN: 978-1-960558-03-9
Publication Date: September 1, 2023
Publisher: Charlotte Lit Press

Media Inquiries: editor@charlottelit.org


“The Skunk” — Pushcart Prize Nominee

Press & Reviews

M•I•A Magazine: 2023 Miami Book Fair Issue: Homelight anthology captures rhythm & blues of life, love, self-reflection,” by JaDa Ingleton. Read (page 14)

Glynn Young (Amazon.com Vine Voice): “…each poem is individually striking; you can’t select a favorite.” Read the whole review

Scheduled Appearances

November 2023

09: Dali Museum,  St. Petersburg, FL

18:  Miami Bookfair, 11:30 a.m.

December 2023

07:  Winter Park, FL, Public Library, 6:30 p.m.

15 : Deland, FL

16: Ormond Beach, FL

18: New Smyrna Beach. FL

January 2024

05:  Meet at Greek Orthodox Chapel, St Augustine, FL

26-28: Sunshine State Book Festival Gainesville (table)

31:  Open Mic Feature, St. Petersburg, FL

February 2024

05:  Greek Orthodox Chapel, Reception and Reading, 5:30 p.m.

08-11: AWP, Kansas City, MO

March 2024

03: Malaprops Bookstore, Asheville

September 2024

20-21:  Writers Place, Kansas City, MO