Submissions open for the Jane Underwood Poetry Prize

Submissions open for the Jane Underwood Poetry Prize

About the prize The Jane Underwood Poetry Prize was established to celebrate and memorialize Jane Underwood, the founder and long-time director of The Writing Salon…

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Quiet Lightning / literary mixtape curated by Danielle Bero & Sage Curtis

Quiet Lightning presents their 136th show, curated by Danielle Bero & Sage Curtis and held virtually on Monday, November 2, 2020, with readings/performance by (in the following…

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Virtual writing group on Thursdays

CALLING ALL WRITERS! Words are great companions, but are you looking for a little more human interaction? If so, I’m starting a virtual writing group over Zoom for…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid Edition #35 – “Life In The Hermit Lane”

Written on 08-27-20. When my late husband was alive, he often used to chide me at my constant desire to get out of the house. “You’ve…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid 19 Edition #32 – “So What Else Is New?”

Written on 08-18-20. This is the column I haven’t wanted to write. The one that tells the truth that I don’t want to think about….

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid Edition #29 – “Make The Damn Bed”

Written on 08-06-20 I have now been writing these COVID-19 Edition Punks The Muse columns for 14 weeks. They are helping me to survive this…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid Edition #28 – “Be The Great Love Of Your Life”

Written on 8/04/2020 I last went to work 147 days ago. Nearly half a year, living in the United States of COVID-19. It has been…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid 19 Edition #27 – “Memory Magic”

Written on 07/25/20 Today I did yard work by the patio of my rented house. I’m trying to improve it so I can enjoy it…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid 19 Edition #25 – “It’s true. The more things change the more they stay the same.”

So, like you (probably) I struggle to some degree with COVID 19 depression. There are those days I just don’t want to get out of…

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Quiet Lightning / virtual mixtape

Quiet Lightning presents their 134th show, held virtually on Monday, July 6, 2020, with readings/performance by (in the following order): Leah Mueller » Diana Donovan » Elizabeth Burch-Hudson » Christopher Dizon » Karisma Rodriguez » Halim Madi » Paolo…

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