New Release: METEOR by C.M. Mayo

Screen Shot 2019-02-25 at 3.48.34 PMLet’s congratulate WWW member C.M. Mayo with her upcoming book of poetry due out in a few days!

C.M. Mayo’s book Meteor, which won the Gival Press Poetry prize, will launch at the Associated Writing Programs conference in Portland, Oregon, this March where she will be participating in Gival Press’ 20th anniversary celebration reading and signing copies of Meteor at the Gival Press table in the bookfair. (Details at

Meteor has been garnering blurbs and reviews, among them, from Foreword Magazine, which calls Meteor “funny and thoughtful” and from poet Grace Cavalieri who hosts “The Poet and the Poem from the Library of Congress,” who says of Meteor, “I believe this is Mayo’s best work—perfect words without artifice; characters and situations made permanent; a triumph of language as a natural art. She brings flowers to the living.” Mayo also recently gave an interview about Meteor to Leslie Pietryzk for her popular TBR blog at this link:

About C.M. Mayo

Screen Shot 2017-08-30 at 3.02.02 PMC.M. lives and writes in and about Mexico! She has written several books, both fiction and nonfiction, and is an avid translator of Mexican poetry and fiction. She was elected to the Texas Institute of Letters in 2017 and is an accomplished host of podcasts and blogs. Learn more at

About womenwritingthewest

Women Writing the West is an organization of writers and other professionals who write and promote writing about the North American West with emphasis on the experiences of western women and girls. We invite you to join our writing community. Membership is open to all persons, worldwide.
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