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A Complex Accident of Life in La Belle Ajar: A Duo Interview featuring Jessica McHugh and Adrian Ernesto Cepeda

A Complex Accident of Life in La Belle Ajar: A Duo Interview featuring Jessica McHugh and Adrian Ernesto Cepeda

A Complex Accident of Life in La Belle Ajar 

A Duo Interview featuring 

Jessica McHugh and Adrian Ernesto Cepeda


 

When I first devoured Jessica McHugh’s A Complex Accident of Life, I immediately shared on social media how much I loved and adored this blackout poetry collection as I raved More than just a collection of verses, A Complex Accident of Life is living breathing poetic masterwork of art. I wanted to know the impetus and inspiration...


Book Review: THE GREEN KANGAROOS by Jessica McHugh

Book Review: THE GREEN KANGAROOS by Jessica McHugh

 

THE GREEN KANGAROOS by Jessica McHugh

 

*Editors note: THE GREEN KANGAROOS was included in our February 2020 "Horror Addiction" package 

“The Green Kangaroos” by Jessica McHugh, like any addiction horror, is about feelings.  Some authors explore feelings of grief and loss, others explore body horror or the supernatural.  McHugh explores desperation, but gives it a twist by exploring it from different perspectives.


“The Green Kangaroos” is a dystopian novel set in 2099 Baltimore. Being local to the...


Book Review: A COMPLEX ACCIDENT OF LIFE by Jessica McHugh

Book Review: A COMPLEX ACCIDENT OF LIFE by Jessica McHugh

Zakk Madness reviews A Complex Accident of Life by Jessica McHugh published by Apokrupha June 24, 2020.

 
Blackout
 
Blackout. Deconstruction
        A calculated obstruction 
  forming
A Complex Accident
rebirth 
         flesh vs. word 
brief but powerful 
the weight of a sledgehammer brings 
   scribbles, doodles and patterns
carries 
 another heart hidden inside,
the moment
     may not appreciate 
A Complex Accident
                of a beautiful moment
...


Cover Reveal: A COMPLEX ACCIDENT OF LIFE by Jessica McHugh

Cover Reveal: A COMPLEX ACCIDENT OF LIFE by Jessica McHugh


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Inspired by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Jessica McHugh's debut poetry collection A Complex Accident of Life combines visual art and text to create 52 pieces of Gothic blackout poetry exploring the intense passion, enigmatic nature, and transformative pleasure of life, viewed through the kaleidoscopic lens of a female horror artist.  

“In A Complex Accident of Life, Jessica McHugh strikingly combines different modes of art to create a truly unique collection. This remix of a beloved work through blackout poetry shows a lot of care in every...