Tag Archive: Woman Made Gallery


Calling Chicago area poets

Rise and shine © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

Hello friend. If you are a Chicago area poet you may want to check your files and see whether you have any writing on the environment.  That ‘s because Woman Made Gallery (WMG) has a call for poems on this subject. The submission deadline is April 28 and the reading is June 11.  Here are …

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Creatively blocked?

Help © Ellen Wade Beals

Hey there – it has been a long time, I know. Here’s some stuff  I found interesting. In addition to being a gifted writer David Abrams is generous. His blog site The Quivering Pen is worth investigating. Self-described as a book evangelist,  he is always featuring recent books and articles on writing. He is the …

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Dana Awards, Silver Birch Press, Pottawatomi Nation

Ombre © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

We’re on the other side of the middle of October—how did that happen?  Hope the month has been treating you well. There’s a call for submissions I want to mention. Through LinkedIn, I heard from Mary Elizabeth Parker creator and chair of the Dana Awards, and she is encouraging you to submit work for consideration. …

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Let it linger


Sure it’s January 14 and the holidays are behind us and we’re back to business in the new year. Well, I’ve decided to look again  at some of my favorite things from the past month or so, to relish them. First up are prints done by Steve Shanabruch.  From The Chicagoist I found out about …

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