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December 27, 2018 / barton smock

, 2018



my first full-length, non self-published, work is titled Ghost Arson (Kung Fu Treachery Press, 2018)

I have copies, on my person, now.


if interested in reviewing, contact me at

book is 15.00 / orders can be made via paypal to or by using link:

*be sure to include your address in the notes field
**all copies will be signed

or one can send a check to:

Barton Smock
5155 Hatfield Drive
Columbus, OH 43232

on amazon:

at barnes & noble:

facebook page:

review by Dd. Spungin:

review by George Salis:

facebook live reading:





in June of 2018, {isacoustic*} released Heather Minette’s collection Half Light

review by George Salis:
a review of Heather Minette’s Half Light, by George Salis

review by Sara Moore Wagner:
Sara Moore Wagner’s review of Heather Minette’s ~Half Light~

review by Crystal Stone:
a review by Crystal Stone of Heather Minette’s ~Half Light~


Half Light on goodreads:


for purchase:

from Barnes and Noble

from Amazon

from Lulu


other words:



reviews I wrote for things elsewhere:

on Erik Rasmussen’s A Diet of Worms:
Barton Smock reviews Erik Rasmussen’s novel A DIET OF WORMS

on Maya Sonenberg’s After The Death Of Shostakovich Pere:

on Sybil Baker’s While You Were Gone:


reflections at ISACOUSTIC*:

on How to Cook a Ghost by Logan February:
How to Cook a Ghost – poems – Logan February

on Forgive the Body This Failure by Blas Falconer:
Forgive the Body This Failure – poems – Blas Falconer

on The Unbnd Verses by Kwame Opoku-Duku:
The Unbnd Verses / poems / Kwame Opoku-Duku

on Our Earliest Tattoos by Peter Twal:
Our Earliest Tattoos – poems – Peter Twal

on As If by Anna Meister:
As If – poems – Anna Meister

on Bombing the Thinker by Darren C. Demaree:
Bombing The Thinker – poems – Darren C Demaree

on Gutter by Lauren Brazeal:
Gutter – poems – Lauren Brazeal

on Cold House by Jon Cone:
Cold House – poetry – Jon Cone

on Serving by Kari Gunter-Seymour:
Serving – poetry – Kari Gunter-Seymour

on all this can be yours by Isobel O’Hare:
all this can be yours – ERASURES – Isobel O’Hare

on From the Inside Quietly by Eloisa Amezcua:
From the Inside Quietly – poetry – Eloisa Amezcua

on Silver Road by Kazim Ali:
Silver Road – essays, maps & calligraphies – Kazim Ali

on What Is Not Beautiful by Adeeba Shahid Talukder:
What Is Not Beautiful – poems – Adeeba Shahid Talukder

on Where Wind Meets Wing by Anthony Frame:
Where Wind Meets Wing – poems – Anthony Frame

on Phantom Tongue by Steven Sanchez:
Phantom Tongue – poems – Steven Sanchez

on Bad Anatomy by Hannah Cohen:
Bad Anatomy – poems – Hannah Cohen

on KNOCK by Melissa Atkinson Mercer:
KNOCK – poems – Melissa Atkinson Mercer

on Unmark by Montreux Rotholtz:
Unmark – poems – Montreux Rotholtz

on The People’s Elbow by Rax King:
The People’s Elbow – recitatives – Rax King

on What Bodies Have I Moved by Chelsea Dingman:
What Bodies Have I Moved – poems – Chelsea Dingman

on Date Palms ~ Pointillism by Sophia Naz:
Date Palms – Pointillism – poetry – Sophia Naz

on Tremor by Marisol Baca:
Tremor – poems – Marisol Baca

on Dark Horse by Kristina Marie Darling:
Dark Horse – poems – Kristina Marie Darling

on In This Quiet Church Of Night, I Say Amen by Devin Kelly:
In This Quiet Church Of Night, I Say Amen – poems – Devin Kelly

on Café Crazy by Francine Witte:
Café Crazy – poems – Francine Witte

on Thaw by Chelsea Dingman:
thaw – poems – Chelsea Dingman

on Yolk by Camonghne Felix:
Yolk – poems – Camonghne Felix

on ghost exhibit by Melissa Atkinson Mercer:
ghost exhibit – poems – Melissa Atkinson Mercer

on Three Colours Grief by Gillian Prew:
Three Colours Grief – poems – Gillian Prew

on dark acre by Canese Jarboe:
dark acre – poems – Canese Jarboe

on patient. by Bettina Judd:
patient. – poems – Bettina Judd

on VOID SETS by Michelle Gottschlich:
VOID SETS – poems – Michelle Gottschlich

on Inquisition by Kazim Ali:
Inquisition – poems – Kazim Ali

on Third-Millennium Heart,by Ursula Andkjær Olsen, translated by Katrine Øgaard Jensen:

on Adrenalin by Ghayath Almadhoun, translated by Catherine Cobham:

on One Throne by Rae Hoffman Jager:

on hooked through by Sara Moore Wagner:

on Saudade by Traci Brimhall:

on Indictus by Natalie Eilbert:

on Two Towns Over by Darren C. Demaree:

on Portrait of a Body in Wreckages by Meghan McClure:

on marshland moon by Eleanor Gray:


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  1. Jason A. Muckley / Dec 27 2018 1:59 pm


  2. barton smock / Jan 1 2019 1:07 am

    Reblogged this on kingsoftrain.

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