Tag Archive: Daniel Chacon


New books and writing tips


Hey there. I have not been around because life got in the way. July got off to a rocky start. But here are some new books for you to investigate and some links to writing and reading. Daniel Chacón‘s latest book is  The Cholo Tree, published by Arte Publcio. Margarita Engle (the U.S. Young People’s …

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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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Ambivalence, being judge-y, and links

Ghost © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

Yesterday on the local talk show from Chicago, Windy City Live, I heard it’s almost been the coldest average February in Chicago since the late 1800s or something—we’re only missing it by a degree or two.  It’s a record I don’t care if we break. Ambivalence – it’s a quality I am trying to develop, …

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Spring books: Chacon, Powers, Sklar


Three contributors to Solace in So Many Words have new books!  Congrats! Daniel Chacon’s newest publication is Hotel Juarez, which was published in March by Arte Publico Pr.  Here’s what Publishers Weekly said in its starred review: “Chacon, winner of the 2007 Hudson Prize for Unending Rooms, returns with a collection of short fiction concerned …

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