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jessica-kristie's picture
Nov.29.2011
This March I have my second collection being released entitled Threads of Life. This is very different from my first book Dreaming in Darkness which was more of a volume of poetry and didn’t have a primary story or theme.  Threads of Life follows a series of bad...
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Oct.19.2010
From the Publishers Weekly Starred Review: "The 33rd Pushcart anthology demonstrates that independent presses still publish much of the world's most engaging literature. In her AGNI essay, Bendithion, Harrison Solow considers the enigmatic otherworldliness of the world-class tenor and Welsh...
tania-hershman's picture
Dec.28.2009
So, I had all sorts of things I wanted to blog about  - why so many of my favourite short story writers are Scottish, for example - and then the nicest email last night and all my priorities shifted. The Scots will have to wait. The Binnacle, the delightful people who awarded me the Grand Prize in...
maureen-sherbondy's picture
Nov.22.2009
I am a planner and a goal setter. I have always believed that if you make a list of things you want to achieve, they will eventually happen. Well, maybe not all of them, but some of them. About ten years ago my goal list for writing contained these items: 1. Get more poetry published 2. Start...
midge-raymond's picture
Nov.03.2009
I met Brenda Miller at the Get Lit! festival this past April, almost two years after I first read her wonderful essay “Blessing of the Animals” in The Sun. I was reminded of the exquisite beauty of her writing when I heard her read and promptly devoured her new book (titled after that essay) as...
veronica-chater's picture
Oct.17.2008
It is spring of 2005. I am about to finish my first novel. After five years of writing and research, I'm closing in on the final chapter. The writing is flowing, really flowing—has been flowing for the last year or so. Somewhere along the way I tapped into a vein—actually, a main artery—of...
kathy-briccetti's picture
Jul.12.2008
If there’s an award for the most excerpts published from a memoir manuscript, I’m definitely in the running. My memoir, BLOOD STRANGERS, about three generations of adoption and absent fathers in my family, has been excerpted in five journals and three anthologies. One was nominated for a Pushcart...
brandon-r-schrand's picture
May.07.2008
Two years ago, I was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and  was given a "Special Mention." Last year I was nominated again and, again, received a "Special Mention." (Not that I'm complaining by any means...) And so this year, on my third nomination,  I actually won the thing. I...