In Rise of the Trust Fall, Mindy Nettifee's second book, readers are captivated by the enchanting power of her words, showcasing the fearless exploration of a seasoned writer willing to dive far beyond the boundaries of comfort.
These verses elegantly describe the intricate terrain of healing, the complexities of self-actualization, and the journey of womanhood, painting a vivid picture of a writer unafraid to venture into uncharted emotional depths.
Within this collection, Nettifee's poetry possesses a remarkable blend of biting humor and unwavering sincerity.
Her words resonate with a rare authenticity, drawing readers into a world where vulnerability and strength coexist, inviting them to contemplate the complexities of life, love, and self-discovery through the lens of her poetry.
About the Author
LA native, Mindy Nettifee is the director of the non-profit Write Now Poetry Society. Nettifee is the author of two poetry collections, Rise of the Trust Fall (Write Bloody, 2010) and Sleepyhead Assassins (Moon Tide Press, 2006). She is also the author of the informative book, Glitter in the Blood: A Poet's Manifesto for Better, Braver Writing (Write Bloody, fall 2012).
"Rise of the Trust Fall by Mindy Nettifee is the linguistic orgasm we've all been waiting for, no clit-stims necessary."
- BUST Magazine
"Mindy Nettifee is destined to be the next Dorothy Parker."
- Poetic Diversity
"When award-winning poet Mindy Nettifee speaks...you're powerless-you have no choice but to raise your wine glass high over your osmosis head and join her pledge of allegiance to graphic truth. Her poems have the grace of cursive letters and the guts of a truck driver."
- District Weekly