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Check out this article in Condé Nast Traveler where Melissa Chadburn talks about how her experience working in an airpor...
04/16/2022
How Working in an Airport Helped Shape Melissa Chadburn’s Novel

Check out this article in Condé Nast Traveler where Melissa Chadburn talks about how her experience working in an airport influenced her writing of A TINY UPWARD SHOVE!
https://www.cntraveler.com/story/how-working-in-an-airport-helped-shape-melissa-chadburns-novel?fbclid=IwAR3XgAKkZL4XGSFrwawCAwk1aBXmRWBolZK7vHWG9VC1Odx2Hszxs8hCJdI

Melissa Chadburn's new novel “A Tiny Upward Shove” was written while the author worked for a labor union representing airport workers.

Library Journal’s lists Jonathan Escoffery's IF I SURVIVE YOU as one of the Top Debuts of Spring/Summer!https://www.libr...
04/16/2022
Top Spring/Summer Debuts | 39 Titles To Know

Library Journal’s lists Jonathan Escoffery's IF I SURVIVE YOU as one of the Top Debuts of Spring/Summer!
https://www.libraryjournal.com/story/Reviews%2B/Top-Spring-Summer-Debuts-39-Titles-To-Know?fbclid=IwAR28ys668rpc0gnwsEr0Sm2dVhy1xppnl_1OajB6yS8PWxybKVHobnjCCaE

This edition of LJ’s thrice-yearly list of top debut novels covers the spring/summer season, including some key April titles but focusing on especially promising works published from May through August and stretching to include two exciting September titles. Together, they reflect the strengths of...

"...a hip, intimate, and heartfelt exploration of our multicultural, cosmopolitan world, one full of promise and yet und...
04/16/2022
Amnesia of June Bugs a book by Jackson Bliss

"...a hip, intimate, and heartfelt exploration of our multicultural, cosmopolitan world, one full of promise and yet under threat.
He is one of the great advocates and defenders of such a world, so urgently embodied in this very necessary novel.”

- Viet Thanh Nguyen on AMNESIA OF JUNE BUGS

Get your copy of Jackson Bliss's debut novel!

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"I look to the chorus, modelingwholeness, how to remain intact.Absorbed in music,its supplications, they seem purer,don’...
04/14/2022
Callie Siskel | 32 Poems Magazine

"I look to the chorus, modeling
wholeness, how to remain intact.
Absorbed in music,
its supplications, they seem purer,
don’t they?"

Read more of Callie Siskel's MOURNER'S LOGIC in 32 Poems Magazine.

Callie Siskel Mourner's Logic When the congregation assembles, I look to the chorus, modeling wholeness, how to remain intact. Absorbed in music, its supplications, they seem purer, don’t they? Those whose voices make meaning, while their bodies dematerialize, or mean to, or should. They sing Avin...

Neil Aitken reads AFTER, a poem of his recently published in Hyphen magazine, in this episode of The Hermit Poetry Serie...
04/14/2022
Hermit Poetry E324 - "After" by Neil Aitken

Neil Aitken reads AFTER, a poem of his recently published in Hyphen magazine, in this episode of The Hermit Poetry Series!

Neil Aitken reads "After" from his current manuscript-in-progress.More about the authorNeil Aitken is the author of two books of poetry, Babbage’s Dream (Sun...

Arthur Golden, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA
04/14/2022

Arthur Golden, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA

George Orwell, 1984
04/07/2022

George Orwell, 1984

Timeline photos
04/01/2022

Timeline photos

The Emerging Writer’s Contest is open for submissions! Writers who have yet to publish a book are eligible to submit fiction, poetry, and nonfiction for consideration. Review the guidelines and submit here: http://pshr.us/2luwvs5

Timeline photos
04/01/2022

Timeline photos

For National Poetry Month, WeHo Reads: Trans | Future | Poetics will bring together two established and two emerging trans poets in a reading and dialogue about the future at the intersections of sci fi and poetry, activism and language. Curated and hosted by West Hollywood City Poet Laureate Brian Sonia-Wallace, readers include Ryka Aoki, LA-based poet and author of the new sci fi novel Light from Uncommon Stars, Harry Josephine Giles, Scottish poet and author of Deep Wheel Orcadia, in conversation with young poets and organizers Simba the Poet (Nashville) and Ava Dadvand (from Los Angeles, currently writing and studying at Yale).

“Poetry is a weapon loaded with future” — Gabriel Celaya

The featured poets will discuss loading activism into poetry and where they are aiming. Blending a mix of reading and discussion this event will explore frontiers of gender activism, creativity, science fiction, and advocacy. Join us as we chart a course into the future!

www.weho.org/wehoreads
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PLACE YOUR VOTE! MAYDAY Magazine's Flash Fiction March Madness competition will be narrowing down the pool of authors fr...
03/31/2022

PLACE YOUR VOTE! MAYDAY Magazine's Flash Fiction March Madness competition will be narrowing down the pool of authors from an elite eight (featuring our very own, Tisha Marie Reichle-Aguilera) to the final four!
https://forms.gle/wfUv94hRj7nmVLu8A

CONGRATULATONS to Mary-Alice Daniel! Daniel has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Yale Series of Younger Poets com...
03/25/2022
A collection that comes with ‘warnings’ wins Yale Younger Poets Prize

CONGRATULATONS to Mary-Alice Daniel! Daniel has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition, the longest running poetry prize in America.

Yale alumna Mary-Alice Daniel ’08 wins America’s longest-running poetry award for her work “Mass for Shut-Ins,” to be published by Yale Press in 2023.

Check out Tisha Marie Reichle-Aguilera's FLAMING DREAMS in the latest issue of Rabid Oak Literary Journal!
03/25/2022
Issue 25

Check out Tisha Marie Reichle-Aguilera's FLAMING DREAMS in the latest issue of Rabid Oak Literary Journal!

Dear fellow citizens of something, our lungs are composed of 83% water, yet the skies are blue with the absence of cloud. The dullest of prophets would be able to hone these lines. Long-range forec…

03/25/2022

The Spring Crab, Crab Creek Review’s first online issue, is now open for submissions! We’re looking for flash creative nonfiction that explore the theme “Summer Flings.”

Full guidelines available on Submittable. Send in your work today!

https://crabcreekreview.submittable.com/submit

The Guardian interviews our very own, Percival Everett, on his latest novel, THE TREES.
03/25/2022
Percival Everett: ‘I’d love to write a novel everyone hated’

The Guardian interviews our very own, Percival Everett, on his latest novel, THE TREES.

The American novelist on his stereotyping of white characters, the breadth of the black experience in modern literature, and why he always returns to The Way of All Flesh

Congratulations to Liz A. Johnson! Johnson is the winner of The Mississippi Review Prize for Poetry!
03/23/2022

Congratulations to Liz A. Johnson! Johnson is the winner of The Mississippi Review Prize for Poetry!

Dive into these books on the importance of rest!
03/23/2022
Our top ten books on rest

Dive into these books on the importance of rest!

If you’re taking some time off soon - and you definitely should - why not pick up a few of these to enjoy in your downtime?

Neil Aitken reads NOCTURNE by Adam Zagajewski in this episode of The Hermit Poetry Series!
03/23/2022
Hermit Poetry E315 - "Nocturne" by Adam Zagajewski

Neil Aitken reads NOCTURNE by Adam Zagajewski in this episode of The Hermit Poetry Series!

Neil Aitken reads "Nocturne" by Adam Zagajewski from Asymmetry (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2014).More about the authorAdam Zagajewski was born in Lvov, Pola...

03/23/2022

MARCH SKILL BUILDING WORKSHOP
EVERY THURSDAY & FRIDAY (not including spring break) @ 10-11 am PT
Will be held via Zoom:
https://usc.zoom.us/j/95019147813

March 3&4: TIME MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
Discuss methods of improving your scheduling, prioritization, assignment completion, concentration, productivity and goal-setting ⏰

March 10th&11th: READING STRATEGIES Acquire strategies for how to complete your course readings effectively and improve comprehension. 📖

March 24th&25th: STRESS MANAGEMENT TIPS
Understand how you experience stress and explore various ways to cope. Application of stress reduction techniques will be practiced! 🎯

March 31&April 1: TEST TAKING TACTICS
Improve your exam-preparation skills by exploring different methods of learning, studying and actually taking the test, which can be implemented before, during or after the exam. 🧐

John Steinbeck, EAST OF EDEN
03/23/2022

John Steinbeck, EAST OF EDEN

Celebrate Women's History Month by diving into these essential reads!
03/04/2022
20 books that are essential reading for Women’s History Month | CNN Underscored

Celebrate Women's History Month by diving into these essential reads!

From beloved fictional characters like Elizabeth Bennet and Jo March, to real-life icons including Michelle Obama and Princess Diana, to unsung heroines, such as the Black female mathematicians who helped shape NASA’s space program, books by and about women are always at the top of our reading lis...

Dive into episode 307 of The Hermit Poetry Series! Neil Aitken reads PENMANSHIP by Allison Joseph.
03/04/2022
Hermit Poetry E307 - "Penmanship" by Allison Joseph

Dive into episode 307 of The Hermit Poetry Series! Neil Aitken reads PENMANSHIP by Allison Joseph.

Neil Aitken reads "Penmanship" by Allison Joseph from her book Confessions of a Barefaced Woman (Red Hen Press, 2018).More about Allison JosephAllison Joseph...

Tahereh Mafi, FURTHERMORE
03/04/2022

Tahereh Mafi, FURTHERMORE

Dive into Neil Aitken's reading of Mark Irwin's SEARCHLIGHT in this episode of The Hermit Poetry Series!
02/25/2022
Hermit Poetry E304 - "Searchlight" by Mark Irwin

Dive into Neil Aitken's reading of Mark Irwin's SEARCHLIGHT in this episode of The Hermit Poetry Series!

Neil Aitken reads "Searchlight" by Mark Irwin from Tall If (New Issues Press, 2008).More about Mark IrwinMark Irwin was born in Faribault, Minnesota. He rece...

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