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Wet Underbelly Wind

Wet Underbelly Wind

By Nicole FarmerPublisher: Fishing Line PressISBN: 979-8-88838-054-3Genre: PoetryPrice: $15.99
Available from: Fishing Line Press

Nicole Farmer is a writer and reading tutor.  She received a BFA in Drama from the Juilliard School. Her poetry has appeared in a variety of print and online publications.  She was awarded the First Prize in Prose Poetry from the Bacopa Literary Review in 2020. She currently resides in Asheville, NC with her husband and their grumpy Carin terrier.


In these poems, Nicole Farmer travels not only the intimate geography of the heart and body, but the lines that connect to parents where secrets are revealed, and to daughters where there are questions impossible to ask. Filled with sensuality and sorrows and wild animal joy.

Steve Adams, Pushcart Prize winner, writing coach and editor, and author of the forthcoming novel, Remember This, from The University of Wisconsin Press

Nicole Farmer’s poetry is luminous, her landscape remarkably familiar and yet foreign at the same time, provoking a thought, a feeling, a glimpse into her complex inner life.

Susan M. Steadman, Ph.D., internationally produced playwright, author of Dramatic Re-Visions

To spend the afternoon immersed in the poems of Wet Underbelly Wind is to give yourself over to a swift and powerful current of loss and longing. Yet Nicole Farmer’s poems also have a compelling joy and fierceness, a kind of charged nostalgia that celebrates lives come and gone as well as lives in the midst of living.  A pleasure in every way, Wet Underbelly Wind leaves the reader deeply moved, wanting nothing but more.

Tommy Hays, author of The Pleasure Was Mine and In the Family Way