Yesterday morning, we woke up to the news of a terrible mass shooting in Las Vegas. This following the news that Puerto Rico is still struggling and not receiving nearly enough aid from the government. This morning, in an act of healing for us, and, we hope, for you as well, we share the following. Please enjoy new poetry and prose by past featured authors:
Here are our authors’ new and upcoming publications. Click through the links to find out more!
Julia Lee Barclay-Morton (episode 57): She launched ourgrandmothersourselves.org – rewriting the archive one grandmother at a time. Check it out and send her stories about your own grandmothers! This site is related to The Amazing True Imaginary Autobiography of Dick & Jani, and includes more excerpts from the book, along with dozens of others’ grandmothers’ stories. Our Grandmothers, Our Selves and Dick & Jani were mentioned in conjunction with Hilary Mantel in this fabulous blog post by Glasgow Women’s Library. She started a bespoke writing workshop in September with a limited number of slots, and she is now taking on writing coaching & editing clients! If interested, contact her at [email protected].
Leland Cheuk (episode 81): “Vote for Arnie,” “Seasons Greetings (Everything Will Be Fine)” and “Investment Vehicle” are out from Flapperhouse‘s Summer 2017 issue. He’ll be reading at the LIC Reading Series on October 12.
Todd Dillard (episode 7): His poems “Fat Boy” and “Why Would You Want a Dried Hand?” will be in Third Point Press‘s September Skin-themed issue. His first writing workshop for rehab patients at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is this September.