Hey there! Happy New Year! Hope your year has gotten off to a good start. Hope you are keeping snug. There are two new books of poetry that might interest you. Solace in So Many Words contributor and Evanston poet Susan Spaeth Cherry has a new book--Sackcloth and Silk: New and Selected Poems. She will be reading from this collection Thursday, January 11 at 7 pm at the Community Meeting Room of Evanston Public Library. Copies of Sackcloth and Silk will be available … [Read more...]
December readings . . .
It's hard to know where to begin with all the news about Solace in So Many Words so I will start by reporting on the latest readings, which were held last week. On Monday, December 5 we read at Evanston Public Library. My thanks go to Russell Johnson of Readers' Services and Lesley Williams, Director of Adult Services, at Evanston Public Library. As has been the case at other readings, I forgot to take pictures though the camera was sitting in my bag. About 30 people … [Read more...]
December readings — don’t forget!
Hey there - We have two upcoming gigs in December and a newly announced gig in January at Wilmette Public Library. Here are all the details! This Monday, December 5, at 7 pm at Evanston Public Library, Main branch, Community meeting room, Evanston writers Susan Spaeth Cherry, Joan Corwin, Carol Kanter, Paula W. Peterson and Pat Rahmann along with editor Ellen Wade Beals and other contributors such as Pamela Miller, J. Scott Smith, and Kathleene Donahoo and D. J. Lachance … [Read more...]
New reading events!
We have been busy planning new events. Mark your calendars! On Monday, December 5 at 7 pm, Evanston contributors Joan Corwin, Paula W. Peterson, Carol Kanter, Pat Rahmann, and Susan Spaeth Cherry will be featured readers at Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue, Evanston. Joining them will be Pamela Miller, D. J. Lachance, Kathleene Donahoo, J. Scott Smith, Ellen Wade Beals and others TBA! On Sunday, December 11, from 2 to 4, we will be reading at Woman Made … [Read more...]
Our latest review — from Portland Book Review
Here's out latest review. It is from the Portland Book Review. Solace in So Many Words Edited by Ellen Wade Beals Weighed Words LLC, $20, 228 pages How do you define solace? How do you find it? Author Ellen Beals sought answers to these questions and put a call out to writers for fiction, poetry, and essays. The result is a moving anthology, edited by Beals, titled Solace in So Many Words. Everyone experiences loss, whether of a family member, pet, or a … [Read more...]