The fiction submissions were good, as has been usual in recent years. A silent community of Mid-Atlantic writers are toiling away on very personal novels and short story collections.
It was “fun” music, but not a minstrel show and not corny. It was and still is easy to over-intellectualize anything deemed alternative on one extreme or dismiss it at the other, after all these were just teenagers “having fun” right?
Thanks to WWPH pressmate and DMV literary advocate Sid Gold for the recent invite to be a featured reader at the “Second Sunday” series at My Dead Aunt Books in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Honored to have my still new-ish but well-travelled #Iamquerying current novel manuscript recognized by the Santa Fe Writers Project as a “short list” selection in their 2022 Literary Awards Program!
Public school music teachers were the first “creatives” I encountered in life. In elementary school they were floaters, going from class to class with a rolling cart that had a little record player on it.
Trending this week on my social media feeds is the celebration of the 96th anniversary of Miles Davis’ birth.
Congrats to the Washington Writers Publishing House 2022 honorees: Poet Anthony Moll and fiction writer Suzanne Feldman. While I didn’t play a role in the fiction editorial review this year, I am excited to dive into Suzanne’s collection “The Witch Bottle and Other Stories.” Kudos to Suzanne for coming up such an evocative and memorable […]
Launching this year, the Washington Writers’ Publishing House’s online journal “WWPH Writes” is in full swing. Kudos to the fiction editor Caroline Bock for getting the effort off the ground. Submission is free. Any monies raised through the tip jar will go to support WWPH’s operations costs. Please see the WWPH Submittable page for more […]
The publication date for THIS IS WHAT AMERICA LOOKS LIKE is been set for February 1. Kudo’s to editors Caroline Bock and Jona Colson for leading this herculean effort. More details are here: http://www.washingtonwriters.org/call-for-anthology-submissions/
The Washington Writers Publishing House (WWPH), the publisher of my short story collection “Strivers” is publishing an anthology in 2021. Submit now!