Tag Archive: The Guardian

Jul
21

Old song, old poem: new solace

Hosta © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

Hey all. Can July speed by any faster? Here’s what I got for you. Check out Kathleen Kirk’s review of Dave Bonta’s book of poems called Ice Mountain on Escape Into Life. I bet you’ll want to read more of Dave Bonta’s work and the archive of Escape into Life. As you know, Kathleen Kirk …

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Nov
21

Contributor updates and new submission leads

Do you see a face ? © Ellen Wade Beals, 2015

Peace and love to you all. I usually wish this to you at the end of  every post but today I want to extend it to you first thing. I have nothing smart or new or world-changing to say about current events so I’ll just repeat myself: Peace and love to all. I heard from …

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Nov
09

Writing & submission info

Treed © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

Hey there — howdy do. I know it’s been more than a week since I last checked in.  Happy November! November is a month when we are not supposed to shave but we are supposed to write a ton. I am sure you have heard of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Here’s a pithy article …

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Oct
12

Much I don’t about Franzen

4-up on 2013-03-08 at 14.13

I give up.  I spent the past few days trying to write a blog that was witty and timely. I wanted it to be smart like an essay by Roxane Gay. I hoped to get my thoughts together about the fuss over “Jonathan Franzen: What’s Wrong With the Modern World,” which appeared in The Guardian …

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