My new book, a poetry-prose collection, SCAR ON/SCAR OFF, officially drops today and is available on the press website, Amazon, B & N, and at your local bookstore (please contact Stalking Horse Press here for bookstore ordering info.) For review copies please contact me at jennifermaritzamccauley@gmail.com or visit Stalking Horse Press.


Thank you to the Columbia Tribune for their review of the book here and for featuring SCAR ON/SCAR OFF in their 2017 round up here.

To the St. Louis Post-Dispatch/Kathryn Nuernberger for their review of the book here

To Emily Perez of Rhino Poetry for this review of SCAR ON/SCAR OFF here.

To Signature-Reads/Dianca London for listing SCAR ON/SCAR OFF as one of 8 Must-Read Books by Latinx Women Writers.

To Signature-Reads/Tobias Carroll for listing SCAR ON/SCAR OFF as one of 11 Books Where Poetry and Politics Overlap.

To Ivelisse Rodriguez for this interview at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies @ Hunter College.

To Electric Literature/Ivelisse Rodriguez for listing SCAR ON/SCAR OFF as one of 16 Puerto Rican Women and Non-Binary Writers Telling New Stories

To Jasminne Mendez for listing SCAR ON/SCAR OFF as one of “10 Afro-Latinx Books You Need to Read Right Now”  

and for the profile & interview on Platano Café 

To LunaLuna Magazine for listing SCAR ON/SCAR OFF as one of their 20 Best Books of 2017. 

To Independent Publisher for awarding SCAR ON/SCAR OFF a 2018 Bronze Medal in Poetry.

To Sundress Publications/the Wardrobe/Danielle Alexander for including SCAR ON/SCAR OFF on their “Best Dressed” and showcasing selections from the book here & here & & here 

To Verse Daily for highlighting the book/poems from the book here and here

To Five:2:ONE Magazine/Stephen Furlong for this review here.

To Best of the Net for a “Best of the Net 2017” award for the essay “But There is Always Rosa,” originally published on Passages North, and included in SCAR ON/SCAR OFF.

To Manzano Mountain Review for the interview here

To Ysabel Y. Gonzalez for her Q & A: here.

To Jose Angel Araguz for his double review+ interview here and here.
To Bekah Steimel for the interview and featuring a poem from the book here.

To La Casita Grande for their interview about the book here

To Ariel Francisco/Glass Poetry for the shout out on their 2017 Recommended Reading List.

To Twitterization for the mention here .

To Latino Stories for the shout out here.

To Independent Publisher for calling SCAR ON/SCAR OFF one of “10 Books That Go Beyond the Latino Label” here

To Rosebud Ben-Oni for the mention in her heartwrenching essay and line up of poets at the Kenyon Review blog here

For Crystal Vega-Huerta for listing SCAR ON/SCAR OFF on her Fall 2017 list for Writers of Color, Punch in the Face Poetry for reblogging

To Daulton Dickey for listing the book on his upcoming indie releases list.

To Vox.com for recommending my reading and SCAR ON/SCAR OFF’s debut with the amazing Jenny Molberg at Yellow Dog Bookshop here

and for friends, writers, and the curious who have pre-ordered and bought the book! My heart is full of gratitude and joy. ❤


Next Weather reading with Jenny Molberg. Pictured: Marc McKee, Jenny Molberg, Leanna Petronella, T’Keyah Thomas


Recently read a set from Scar On/Scar Off as a Featured Poet at Café Berlin’s One Mic, alongside Featured MC Armani Abomb, and musician Vulvette.