Evolving God: A Reflection

Poet and Editor Sarah Kersey shares her thoughts about my recently published micro-chapbook, Evolving God. I’m honored by her generous and insightful reading of these poems.

Sarah Kersey

Evolving God by M. Stone was released as part of Ghost City Press’ summer micro-chapbook series on June 21, 2018. This book was the sole reason I subscribed to the recipient list in the first place. M. Stone’s poetry is stirring and brilliant, and the prospect of reading a collection of hers was an opportunity I did not want to miss.

Stone’s collection explores her changing relationship with God. It chronicles her life from the age of three, to the age of thirty seven. It spoke to me deeply on a personal level as a writer and a human being, in a way that is difficult to put into words. I have often had internal sparring sessions that go something like this:

Q: Is being religious incompatible with being a poet in the 21st century?

A: No.

Q: Does being non-religious, formerly religious, or atheist/agnostic make a person more…

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Evolving God Now Available

My micro-chapbook Evolving God is now available at Ghost City Press! Many thanks to Editor Kevin Bertolero and the Ghost City Press team for believing in this little book and including it in the 2018 summer series.

Ghost City Press Summer Micro-chapbook Series

Sarah Kersey, poet and associate editor for South Florida Poetry Journal, has a fantastic article in The Fictional Café regarding Ghost City Press’s 2018 Summer Micro-Chapbook Series, which will include my collection Evolving God. Sarah also makes insightful points about the importance of sharing fellow writers’ work. Be sure to give it a read!

Sarah Kersey

GCP started its annual micro-chapbook series on Monday!  Free books emailed to your inbox for 75 days!  Wrote an article about it (and shouted out poet M. Stone!) here:


Each book thus far has been top quality.  The best deal on the Internet.

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