Tag Archive: Chicago


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.


The nicest thing . . .

Birdie © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

Hello friends — Hope April has treated you well and that May is even kinder. We’re experiencing a cold snap here, which made me think I should write a poem about a spring chill.  What are you thinking about these days? I know I am behind the times sometimes but I came across something from …

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Calling Chicago area poets

Rise and shine © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

Hello friend. If you are a Chicago area poet you may want to check your files and see whether you have any writing on the environment.  That ‘s because Woman Made Gallery (WMG) has a call for poems on this subject. The submission deadline is April 28 and the reading is June 11.  Here are …

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