Monthly Archive: June 2017


New writing, new calls, found beauty


June has been flying by. Hope you have been soaring.  Here’s some news. Congrats to Kerry Langan who has a new book of short fiction—My Name is Your Name and Other Stories, published by Wising Up Press. BTW, Wising Up has a call for submissions — Longer Than Expected: Adulthood After Life Threatening Childhood Illness. …

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Some summer diversions


Hey there – happy summer! I am happy to start the season with a cover shot. My photo “Petal Perfect” is the cover of the latest Olentangy Review. Thanks so much to Melissa and Darryl Price for choosing my work. Here’s some stuff I found interesting these past weeks. For Mockingbird, June 2, Sarah Condon …

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The Next Chapter Can Open New Worlds — 33rd PRLF

Miscellany © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

  Hey Chicago — This weekend is the 33rd  Printers Row Lit Fest — here’s the link to all the info.


Donne, Wright, Calls for submissions

Words can hurt © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

Howdy. I saw a tornado of cottonwood on my deck today. It’s that time of year. The lawn is edged in white. The news of the world and my country’s official take on those news events have left me without adequate words. Fortunately a Facebook friend named Bob Dixon-Kolar made a couple posts that caught …

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