Tag Archive: A Few Stray Leaves


Daniel Cleary, Stars, and March

Sodden reflection © Ellen Wade Beals, 2018

Hello. Happy new month! March is here. I’ve been lazy and indulgent, per usual, but here’s some news. Last weekend I went to Sulzer Library in my old neck of the woods and finally met Daniel Cleary in person. It was a pleasure to hear him read his poems, and he finished with a song!  …

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Year-end news: Boyle, Meno, Levine, Somlo, Cleary, Newman


Hey there. Hope your Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Festivus was wonderful. The end of the year always brings out the “best of” lists. Solace in So Many Words contributors made a few of these T. C. Boyle’s novel The Harder They Come was named the best novel (700 pages or shorter) by Newsweek.  It was also named one of …

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