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Call For Submissions! We Need Your Funny Stories!

The Athens Writers Association is pleased to announce its third collection is in the works.

We need you! We are looking for the finest FUNNY songs, poems, non-fiction essays, and short fiction. 259 more words


Local Forecast: Grist by Kate Peterson

Grist by Kate Peterson (Floating Bridge Press, 2016)
Reviewed by Rebecca Valley

During my freshman year at Bennington College, a dance professor making a desperate attempt to teach us about our own bodies described the skeletal system as the scaffolding on which the body is built. 467 more words


Know Your Local Writer: Jill Hartmann

Welcome to the second in a series of interviews with Athens-area writers.  The hope is to inform you about new techniques you might want to try, increase your knowledge of the individuals in your community, and inspire you on your path.  1,939 more words


Roundabout Nights in Nov and Dec

Roundabout Nights last night (10/11/16) featured the launch of Goose, a chapbook by the conceptual poet described by George Szirtes as “Harpo Marx meets Rilke”: Ira Lightman. 61 more words


Cape Ann Reads picture book contest: local artist John Bassett steps up to volunteer

Reminder in the today’s Gloucester Daily Times that the Cape Ann Reads deadline to register for the original children’s picture book contest is two weeks around the corner– November 15th. 144 more words

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“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I’m looking for like-minded writing enthusiasts in the Columbus area who may be interested in starting a writing group.

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Local Forecast: The Body's Alphabet by Ann Tweedy

The Body’s Alphabet by Ann Tweedy (Headmistress Press, 2016)
Reviewed by Rebecca Valley

For more in our Local Forecast series on authors of the Pacific Northwest, … 733 more words