Robert Nicholas Taylor & Christina Anne Taylor

I’m Christina. Poetica~Place is my literary blog that encompasses two micro-presses as well as book reviews, “Coffee with the Poets” interviews, etc. (Click on the authors’ names to view their titles.)

As micro-publishers, my husband and I self-publish through our private imprint, The Red Salon. I also publish others’ poetry through Middle Island Press, Appalachia’s finest publishing service-provider.

As a writer, I have three collections of poetry and verse in print and am working on my fourth book.


We enter 2019 with much to be grateful for! Forthcoming:

A Congregation of Cows by Robert Epstein
Invictus by Rodney Nelson
Nothing is Empty: A Whole Haiku World by Robert Epstein

2018 Middle Island Press Releases:

Checkout Time is Soon by Robert Epstein
Flashbulb Danger by Jack Phillips Lowe
Free to Dance Forever by Robert Epstein
Haiku Days of Remembrance by Robert Epstein
Healing into Haiku: On Illness and Pain by Robert Epstein
Little Bird, Little Bird by Loni Hoots
Little Bird Meets Anne Marie by Loni Hoots
Minded Places by Rodney Nelson
Mountain Memories by Judith A. Davis
Petals and Nails by Loni Hoots
Sketching Hibiscus by Kallima Inachus

2018 Red Salon Releases:

An Anthology of Poems from The Red Salon by six Red Salon poets
Near-Life Experience by Christina Finlayson Taylor
Our Otherworld by Juleigh Howard-Hobson
Spear of Stars by Jason O’Toole
The Colors of My Soul by Christina Finlayson Taylor

Recent Articles & Interviews:

Coffee with Frances McColl Stewart (an interview)
Coffee with Gene McCormick (an interview)
Coffee with Loni Hoots (an interview)
Flashbulb Danger (a review at Goodreads)
Half Done Things (a Poetica~Place book review)
Marital Advice to My Grandson, Joel (a Poetica~Place book review)
Quiet Insurrections (a Poetica~Place book review)
Spotting a “High Trail on the Point” (an article by Rodney Nelson)



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