Author: Isabella Ciraco

Isabella Ciraco is a student at The University of Central Florida earning her bachelor’s in English Creative Writing. She enjoys writing and reading poetry, painting whatever comes to mind, and baking not-so-pretty-yet-tasty desserts.

REVIEW: SWEET, YOUNG, AND WORRIED – BLYTHE BAIRD (BUTTON POETRY)

Baird truly pours her heart onto each page, and it can be felt beating in every single word. – Isabella Ciraco

REVIEW: GROCERY SHOPPING WITH MY MOTHER – KEVIN POWELL (SOFT SKULL PRESS)

The emotional language and distinct structure in Kevin Powell’s collection will leave you with a new perspective on love, injustice, and devotion to your people that will make your sorrows soothed and your soul uplifted. – Isabella Ciraco

REVIEW: BORROWING YOUR BODY – LAURA PASSIN (RIOT IN YOUR THROAT)

Through Passin’s use of varying structures, consistent diction, powerful imagery, and unique metaphors, it will seem… you are borrowing her body and feeling it as your very own. – Ciraco