Photograph by Aleathia Drehmer It is my distinct honor to have a poem included in the June 2021 issue of Anti-Heroin Chic. There are some amazing poets in this issue that really blew my mind with their raw truth and story telling skills. There is powerful work in this issue. You can read my poem […]
It has been a long time since I posted and though I often vow to keep up with this website, it does run away from me. Life has been happening. Lots of life. I had been in a long distance relationship for a year and I have been in this situation before on many occasions, […]
It is my great pleasure to be published in Heroin Love Songs XI, both online and soon to be in print. My poems Cracked Roads and Empty Skies, I’ll Lose It All in the End, The Wisdom of Johnny Cash, and W to the Third Power are available for viewing at Heroin Love Songs. Please […]
My poem “A Poem for the Lost Poems” appears online at Anti-Heroin Chic.
My poem “Lofty Notes of Pine” appears in the print anthology “the flower shop on the corner” from Red Penguin Collective.
My poem “Our Labored Breaths” appears in the inaugural issue of South Shore Review.
My poem “A Conversation in the Bathroom with My Transgender Son” appears in the Identity Issue of Fragmented Lines.
My poems “The Slow Dance” and “An Open Window” appear in Vol. 10 of Heroin Love Songs.
Currently working on several chapbook length manuscripts to send for possible publication.
I’m on the fourth draft of my first novel, “Resistance” and will soon get back to writing my second novel, “The Hunter & The Hidden.”
Art projects are plentiful at this time in multiple mediums. I am currently working on various fabric creations as well as portraits of Frida Kahlo and Shannon Hoon in cross stitch.
Aleathia Drehmer has been writing since the age of ten when she found a shoe box full of her father’s poetry. Since 2006, she has published extensively online and in print. Aleathia has been editor and co-editor of several publications including Durable Goods, In Between Altered States, Zygote in My Coffee, Full of Crow, and Regardless of Authority.
Aleathia started writing after discovering her father was a poet and that a person could transform the world they see into words. As a young girl, poetry taught her how to connect with other people.
Much of Aleathia’s writing journey has been personal and would have stayed that way until a friend encouraged her to send her work out in the world in 2006. She learned a lot in those early days about writing and the business/politics of small press publishing. Presently, she is writing a novel.
When she is not working or writing, Aleathia finds joy in hiking, disc golf, sewing, and various modes of art. She is currently active in two writing groups.
555 Vol. 1: None So Worthy. Carrion Blue Press
Thickets of May Apple. Kendra Steiner Editions
Circles. Kendra Steiner Editions
You Find Me Every Where. Propaganda Press
A Quiet Learning Curve. Rank Stranger Press
Reasons for Never Sitting Still. Create space