Tag Archive: Barry Silesky


Links to new work by Somlo, Silesky, Rodley


Hey there. It’s already the fifteenth of February and I haven’t checked in with you yet this month. That’s because I have nothing new to report about me. But here’s what’s happening with some people we know. Big congrats to Patty Somlo for Hairway to Heaven, her latest book. It is available from Cherry Castle …

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Go, read, submit


Hey there.  Hope all is well with you. Mark your calendar for Book Fort’s winter Pop Up Book Fair presented by Curbside Splendor, which will be held Sunday, November 8th, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at Empty Bottle (1035 N Western). This is a great event and always a lot of fun.  You get to …

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Upcoming May readings: Weaving the Threads, Barry Silesky


Last night I went to the very moving launch of Weaving the Threads at Evanston Library. The room was filled to capacity and the audience was captivated by  the memoirs read from this anthology.  Editor Enid Baron talked about how the book came to be and emphasized that everyone has a story and should tell …

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What’s new? Mahan, Kirk, Donahoo, Hilbert, Bottiglieri, Antler, Meno, Corwin and a contest too!

As usual contributors to Solace in So Many Words have been busy writing and publishing. Susan Mahan has two poems “Voiceover” and “Cabbage Days” in U.M.Ph! Since May, two of her poems with Boston themes have been hanging in Boston City Hall — they are “Mayday” and “Getting Lucky.”  Susan’s poem “On the Lower Left …

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