Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr
16

Spring books: Chacon, Powers, Sklar

A_Hero_for_the_People_cover

Three contributors to Solace in So Many Words have new books!  Congrats! Daniel Chacon’s newest publication is Hotel Juarez, which was published in March by Arte Publico Pr.  Here’s what Publishers Weekly said in its starred review: “Chacon, winner of the 2007 Hudson Prize for Unending Rooms, returns with a collection of short fiction concerned …

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Apr
16

Glimpse of Solace: Tulips by Kathy Buckland

Tulip beds © Kathy Buckland,  2013

Given that yesterday’s images of the Boston Marathon bombing are still in my mind, today I am especially thankful to have Kathy Buckland’s spring images to contemplate.  A photographer residing in Chicago’s North Shore, Kathy loves the Chicago Botanic Garden and captures its beauty in all seasons.  Thanks KB!

Apr
14

Be there or be square!

                 

Apr
07

Our latest review — from Verse Wisconsin Online

Book Review Ellen Wade Beals, Ed., Solace, in So Many Words, Weighed Words, 2011 Reviewed by Kathleen Eull Those of us who have read more than a few anthologies know they can be, in a word often employed by critics, uneven. Collected by well-meaning editors with an unenviable task, we can find ourselves wondering why …

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