On Saturday, April 5th I had the pleasure of reading with a talented group of performance artist writers at Books on the Square in Providence, Rhode Island, as we celebrated the East Coast book launch of Up, Do: Flash Fiction by Women Authors!
Books on the Square, a thriving independent book store, graciously turned over their shop for the reading, which quickly filled to capacity leaving standing room only.
The program alternated poetry with flash fiction, and the pieces ranged from humorous to edgy, with moments of laughter as well as silence. The caliber of writing was superb in this intimate evening of live performance.
Fellow participants included Kim Baker, Diane Dolphin, Lynnie Gobeille, Theo Greenblatt, and organizer Kathryn Kulpa.
Thank you to everyone who helped make the evening a resounding success!
It’s here! My short story, “Off the Curb,” has just been published in Crack The Spine’s 2014 spring anthology.
So go ahead, “Crack the Spine. Bend a fresh book until your hands meet beneath its stressed strings. Feel the weight of words snap free. This anthology includes the best poetry and prose from Crack the Spine Literary Magazine’s weekly publications.” (Kerri Farrell Foley, Editor)
There is something delicious about poring through the pages of a brand new literary magazine, never knowing what curiosities or obscure and startling vistas you might encounter. Or, in the case of “Off the Curb,” what chattering faces might appear the branches of your favorite tree…
To order your copy of Crack The Spine: Spring 2014, click here.