Title: Infectious Hope: Poems of Hope & Resilience From the Pandemic

Infectious Hope: Poems of Hope and Resilience From the Pandemic is a call out for positivism and resilience during lockdown and isolation. Editor and poet Silvia Cantón Rondoni has curated a poetry anthology that includes a spectacular range of diverse poets from around the globe, and focuses on their insights and strength during the pandemic.

A poetic vaccination of the soul, and a reminder that we are in this together and are stronger than we know. This anthology contains the creativity of 47 poets, including luminaries Fiona Wright, Joe R. Landsdale, Isobelle Carmody, Roz Kaveney, and Linda D. Addison, as well as an introduction by Lee Murray.

Full list of poets:

Linda D. Addison
Crisosto Apache
Allen Ashley
Eugen Bacon
Esther Belin
Jenny Blackford
Isobelle Carmody
Jay Caselberg
Anne Casey
Kat Clay
Claire G. Coleman
PS Cottier
Cardinal Cox
Jack Dann
Sebastien Doubinsky
Nigel Ellis

Stephanie Ellis
Rebecca Fraser
Owl Goingback
Oz Hardwick
Dominique Hecq
Dominic Hoey
Robert Hood
Roz Kaveney
Joe R. Lansdale
Steph Lum
Alessandro Manzetti
Kirstyn Mcdermott
Donna McLeod
Fiona Murphy
Jason Nahrung
Biola Olatunde

Yenn Purkis
Dan Rabarts
Hester J. Rook
Sumiko Saulson
Angela Yuriko Smith
Ruby Smith
Christina Sng
Heather Truett
Kyla Lee Ward
Janeen Webb
Adam Wolfond
Tabatha Wood
Fiona Wright
Marty Young

  • Infectious Hope: Poems of Hope and Resilience From the Pandemic
  • IFWG Chapbook series (#4)
  • Editor: Silvia Cantón Rondoni
  • Various English
  • ISBN: 978-1-922556-21-9
  • RRP: UK £9.99 AU$19.95 US$12.99 EU €10.99
  • Publisher: IFWG Publishing Australia
  • Adult poetry, inspirational
  • 106 pages – paperback, black and white  English
  • Binding: Perfect bound
  • Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
  • eBook Formats: Not for sale as an ebook
  • Key Words: poetry; poetry anthology; COVID-19; pandemic; inspirational
  • Publication Date: 1 November 2021
  • Distributor: World-wide through IPG (IPG specific in North America, NewSouth Books (partner) in Australia/New Zealand, and UID(Marsden/Eurospan) in UK/Europe)