Just in time for fall, Raphaela Willington’s Elegy is now available. Written over the span of several years, the poems in this collection were assembled in the late stages of Willington’s fight with ovarian cancer and in the aftermath of the sudden deaths of her parents. Published nearly a decade after her death, the work is vibrant and beautiful, even as it grapples with the mystery of mortality and the inevitability of loss. Edited by John Briggs, literary executor of the Willington Estate and Professor of Writing, Linguistics & Creative Process, the book includes Willington’s sketches and a foreword by Briggs (also her lifelong friend). Willington doesn’t shy away from reality, nor does she veer into morbid terrain. Elegy is a living and loving book, one that will appeal to poetry lovers, nature lovers, philosophers, and anyone dealing with loss (doesn’t that mean everyone?). Click here for more information and to order your copy.