Good day to you! Hope things are looking up and that this May day finds you peaceful and happy. All is okay with me. We had a bad storm here the other night but weathered it. The forsythias are in bloom. I’ve heard about two calls for submissions you may want to know about. SISMW contributor Patti Wahlberg emailed to say Duende, the online literary journal produced by the students in the BFA-Writing program at Goddard College, has opened for submissions for its next … [Read more...]
News and calls for submissions
Oy. What to say? I’m still thinking about the slaughter in Las Vegas. And our country’s lack of response to gun violence. One thing I plan to do is continue to support the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Now for news. First off, I want to express my sadness at learning Susan Elbe passed away. We both had work in Kiss Me Goodnight so I met her that way, but I was also her FB friend and I enjoyed her posts and poems. An obituary is linked here. Also, I want … [Read more...]
Gatsby Books in Long Beach–sublime!
Our trip to Long Beach was a definite success and a blast to boot. The reading at Gatsby Books went well as we suspected it would since Sean Moor, who owns Gatsby Books, and Alisha Attell, who coordinates the events there, were so enthusiastic about our coming to read there. Thanks to Sean and Alisha for their warm welcome and hot promotion! The bookstore was packed. The reading was kicked off by Donna Hilbert who is not only well-known but also well-admired in the poetry … [Read more...]