Many thanks to The Book Stall for hosting our celebration of Poetry Month---to Roberta Rubin for inviting us to read and especially to Amy and Gordon who worked late to accommodate us. The Book Stall has been named Publishers Weekly Bookstore of the Year and it is obvious why. The Book Stall is supportive of readers and writers alike. We had a pretty large crowd and they were a very attentive audience. We changed up our usual reading event in that we also featured … [Read more...]
Listen to this!
When we read Solace in So Many Words on December 11, 2011 at Woman Made Gallery, we were recorded for the Chicago Amplified series and our reading is now up at the WBEZ site for your listening pleasure. You will hear Nina Corwin, me, Kathleen Kirk, Pamela Miller, Joan Corwin, Kathleene Donahoo, Carol Kanter, D. J. Lachance, J. Scott Smith. In addition to works by the contributors present, we also read the work of Elizabeth Kerlikowske, Jodi Kanter, Jan Bottiglieri, … [Read more...]
7/21 Event a Winner!
Our most recent event was a record-breaker in terms of attendance and sales! The BookMarket in The Glen Town Center has a gem of a performance space and it was packed. Rick, the assistant manager and gracious host who made us feel welcome, put out 50 chairs and still there were people in the couches and chairs at the outer edges of the room. The readings began when Pat Rahmann, who is known for her plays and novels, gave us "Last Trip Together", a poem she told us, … [Read more...]