Monthly Archive: November 2014

Nov
30

Safe Shall Be My Going, December 14 at Evanston Public Library

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Two weeks from today you can hear a great presentation by Solace in So Many Words contributor Joan Corwin. As I mentioned in an earlier post, this year marks the 100-year anniversary of World War I.  Safe Shall Be My Going is Joan’s prize-winning novella about that war and she will be reading from it …

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Nov
28

My first Black Friday

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Happy Black Friday. I’ve been mulling over this post; I don’t know why. Way back on the first of the month, Jim Daniel’s poem “Anthem” was featured on The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor. It’s a poem that makes me think of my father. Check it out here. Thanksgiving time makes me think of him …

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Nov
21

Literary news: light and dark

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It’s another chilly one, but before I can complain about Chicago weather, I only have to look at pictures from Buffalo, NY, where more than five feet of snow blankets the city and more is predicted.  That shuts me up. Besides I don’t really want to post about the weather but literary news. First about …

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Nov
14

Contributor updates, singing the blues, and a call for submissions

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November’s chill is upon us in Chicago. How about you? Does if feel like winter? Congratulations to Patty Somlo!  She will have a new book of stories out in the coming year. Hairway to Heaven will be published by Cherry Castle Publishing in 2015. Michael Constantine McConnell’s poem “A Faun’s Lament” appears in a new …

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