2 Weeks of The Kissing Booth, stories/poems/essays inspired by Leesa Cross-Smith’s Every Kiss a War

Gather ’round, y’all. Leesa Cross-Smith has written this book, Every Kiss a War, and you want it, your bones and heart have wanted it for so long. You’ve heard these stories sung from old jukeboxes wailing country tunes, from old, gray-bearded men telling tales at dive bars, in the whistle of trains and the the patter of rain on windows.

For 2 weeks, Sundog Lit brings you The Kissing Booth, stories, essays, and poems by amazing women, all inspired by Leesa’s lovely book, which arrives in your hands in mid-April. If you have not ordered it, yet, (and, why haven’t you?) you may get it here.

On St. Patrick’s Day, we start with 2 pieces, “Interrupted Love Story” by Ursula Villarreal-Moura and “how to write the black cowgirl” by Kima Jones.

Sit down. Pour yourself a tall glass of whiskey or maybe some red wine. Let these tales and poems in to your blood. We’re here.