Second edition of The Blue Divide published by Cornerstone Press

The publisher of the first edition of The Blue Divide, New Issues Press, has closed its doors after going out of business. However, Cornerstone Press (University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point) has decided to publish a second edition and keep the book in print.

New listings on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online booksellers reflect this change.

To purchase a copy of The Blue Divide (2nd edition), please click on the preferred store below:

Linda Nemec Foster is interviewed for Cervena Barva Press’ YouTube series, Behind the Book

Linda was interviewed by acclaimed poet and writer Diane DeCillis for the Cervena Barva Press‘ YouTube series, Behind the Book. This series, by invitation only, highlights recent books. In this program, Linda and Diane discuss her new book, The Blue Divide.

Click below to watch and listen to the full interview.


DMQ Review’s Virtual Salon Features The Blue Divide for January, 2022

Linda’s new book, The Blue Divide, was selected to be featured on the DMQ’s Virtual Salon for the month of January, 2022. It includes a seven-minute video of Linda reading a selection from the book. This program also features new books by poets Jae Kim and Jenny Qi.

Click the link below to access the Virtual Salon:

For more information, contact editor Sally Ashton at: [email protected]

The Blue Divide is Reviewed in North of Oxford

Linda’s latest poetry book The Blue Divide (New Issues Press, 2021) is reviewed in North of Oxford, an online poetry journal based in Philadelphia.

To view the North of Oxford’s review, please click here to visit their official website.

Linda Nemec Foster Reads for the South Florida Poetry Journal’s Online Series

Watch the video recording of Linda’s reading on August 24, 2021 sponsored by the South Florida Poetry Journal. She reads from The Blue Divide and her new prose poetry manuscript, Bone Country. Linda is also joined by poet Sandra Yannone.

Linda Nemec Foster Featured on Kelly Fordon’s Blog Discussing Poems from The Blue Divide

Linda Nemec Foster is featured on Kelly Fordon’s blog and discusses a poem from her new book, The Blue Divide.

Click below to read the article.

Linda Nemec Foster Book Launch Reading of The Blue Divide During Schuler Books Event

Listen to the recording of Linda Nemec Foster’s reading for her Grand Rapids’ book launch for The Blue Divide.

This event was hosted by Schuler Books on May 6, 2021.

Click here to access the full program.

Linda Nemec Foster Interview with Jeff Milo from A Little Too Quiet

Linda Nemec Foster is interviewed by Jeff Milo for his podcast, A Little Too Quiet (sponsored by the Ferndale Public Library in Ferndale, Michigan).

In this interview, Linda discusses her new book, The Blue Divide, and the life stories that inform and inspire her poetry and writing.

A Little Too Quiet – Podcast Interview with Linda Nemec Foster – May 8th, 2021


“Life Cycle of Clouds” by Linda Nemec Foster Poetry Video

A poem, “Life Cycle of Clouds,” from Linda’s new book, The Blue Divide, was produced as a video by students from Western Michigan University.


Linda Nemec Foster’s The Blue Divide Reviewed by Publisher Weekly

Linda Nemec Foster’s poetry book, The Blue Divide, has been reviewed by Publisher Weekly.

To read the full review, please click here.

Below is a short excerpt from the Publisher Weekly article:

“The poems in the accomplished 12th book from Foster (Amber Necklace from Gdansk) cohere in their lyric commitment to “that idea of blue. The expanse of the landscape that can’t/ be contained in a single image.” These poems range widely in their settings, from Dresden to Detroit, Krakow to Hawaii.”

To read the rest of the article, please click here.