perennial press

A chapbook by Abby Bland

The Odds Against a Starry Cosmos explores the intimacy of human relationship and growth against the backdrop of the natural world, moving through moments of grace, brokenness and wonder.

About the author

Abby Bland (she/her) lives and writes in Kansas City, Missouri. She has a B.A. in English from William Jewell College and is the current Program Director for the Kansas City Poetry Slam and Poetic Underground Open Mic. Her work has appeared in Gyroscope Review, Ghost City Review, From Whispers to Roars and elsewhere. Find more at

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