Kirkus calls The Alchemy of Illuminated Poetry® “A Message of Self Discovery”

A handbook that aims to help readers discover spiritual truth through unconventional poetry composition. This beautifully produced work from Michaels (Lily of the Valley, 2016, etc.) encourages one to embark on a modern-day, metaphorical version of the medieval alchemists’ quest to turn base metals into gold. One may refine oneself, the author says, to “attain one’s […]

Foreword Reviews calls The Alchemy of Illuminated Poetry® a “master class experience”

This is a master class experience on the art and science of illustrated poetry. Xianna Michaels’s The Alchemy of Illuminated Poetry® is a surprising and successful hybrid of poetry and prose that serves as a meditative experience. A deeply personal yet universal outline, the book is unconventional in the best sense of the word. As […]