Huzza hip-hip hurray! My short story, “Ray’s Juice,” has just been accepted by Foundling Review, “where simple pleasures are corralled into folds of finely finessed sentences.” If that ain’t a delectable concoction, something along the lines of egg whites and chocolate, or farm fresh eggs, bacon and cheese, then I don’t know what all.
Check back in December, when the new issue of Foundling Review will be up and online, to find out what’s so special about Ray’s Juice anyway;-)?
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!
Celebrate the East Coast release of Up, Do: Flash Fiction by Women Authors, an anthology from Spider Road Press! Featured readers will be myself, Theo Greenblatt and Kathryn Kulpa, special guests Kim Baker and Diane Dolphin, and Lynnie Gobeille from the Origami Poems Project.
Up, Do is “dedicated to the teachers, in and out of the classroom, who showed (Patricia Flaherty Pagen, Editor) that girls’ musings and women’s words are key ingredients in the alchemy of storytelling.”
Don’t miss what promises to be fun night of audacious and entertaining storytelling. Saturday, April 5th at 7:00, Books on the Square, 471 Angell Street, Providence, RI