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Drag Queen Story Hour at the Forbes Library!
Children of all ages are invited to wear their sparkly, shimmery, glittery best and join local author and former Northampton poet laureate Lesléa Newman along with local drag queen entertainer Jenayah De Rosario for Drag Queen Story Hour! They will be reading SPARKLE BOY by Lesléa Newman and several other books, and there will be face painting, an art activity, and a booksigning. Come one, come all, and wear your sparkly finest! Drag Queen Story Hour was created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, and now takes place in communities all over the world.
Date: Saturday, October 28
Place: Forbes Library, Northampton
Contact: Sarah Johnson at 413-527-1010
Perugia Press’s latest winning book, L.I. Henley’s Starshine Road- Readings
L. I. Henley & Kristin Bock Book Launch & Reading -November 1 at 7:00 pm
L. I. Henley & Hannah Fries in Collected Poets Series at Mocha Maya’s in Shelburne Falls- November 2 at 7:00 pm
Poets L. I. Henley & Kristin Bock will be reading at Broadside Bookshop in Northampton on Wednesday, November 1 at 7:00 pm. Come hear poems from Perugia Press’s latest winning book, Henley’s Starshine Road, and from local poet Bock’s new and published work.
Come hear poets L. I. Henley and Hannah Fries read at Mocha Maya’s in Shelburne Falls for the Collected Poets Series on Thursday, November 2 at 7:00. L. I. Henley will read from her new Perugia Press collection, Starshine Road, and Hannah Fries will read from her recent Hedgerow book, Little Terrarium.
Help needed for book visibility
need more reviews on amazon.com of my chapbook “The Heart is a Nursery for Hope”.
My poetry can be found at my website, at www.elainereardon.com and my publisher is also giving away 10 ebooks of The Heart is a Nursery for Hope at POPPY ROAD REVIEW to folks who agree to do an honest review. Again, it can be as simple as a phrase, there are only 7 left.
Elaine Reardon, (Straw Dog Member )
Looking for writers interested in thoughtful, respectful peer review & critique.
WORKSHOPS / RETREATS
WRITING RETREAT in Yalapa, Mexico
Writers and Artists Retreat in Ireland!
June 30-July 28
SUBMISSIONS & CONTESTS
2018 Perugia Press Prize for a First or Second Book by a Woman – Submissions Open!
Poets must have no more than one previously published full-length book. Poets must be women, which is inclusive of transgender women and female-identified individuals. Because gender inequality still occurs in publishing, we consider it part of our explicit feminist mission to support and promote women’s voices in print. Perugia Press seeks to promote diversity and highlight marginalized and underrepresented voices in our publications, and we encourage submissions written by poets of all abilities, ages, and sexual orientations, and from across all cultural, socio-economic, ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds. Prize is $1,000 and publication. Submissions open through November 15, 2017.
Rebecca Olander, Perugia Press, Editor/Director - email@example.com
Manuscript Review by D M Gordon
Want your writing to be the best it can be? Aching to be published? Thinking of an MFA? Why not work with an individual editor first. I’m less expensive than a low-residency program, with more focused, extensive attention. I work with post-MFA grads towards publication, poetry, and prose, as well as writers first seeking to share their work. From query letters to self-publication, we can discuss your immediate goals and how to achieve them. A prize-winning poet and fiction writer, and an experienced, respectful editor in multiple genres, I’d love to talk with you.
Book Designer & Graphic Designer - Robin Brooks
Robin Brooks of The Beauty of Books has been a graphic designer for 40 years, designing everything from ads, brochures, newsletters, magazines, corporate identities, packaging, websites, and books, including some for Viking Penguin and the Waldorf Schools of North America. In the last eight years or so, she has focused on books, specializing in memoirs and personal histories and designing books, too, for artists, poets, and those who write about spirituality and fantasy.
Learn more here: www.TheBeautyofBooks.com
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