On June 12, Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors authors Scott Owen, Valerie Young, Tony Mena, and Jay Harden gave a reading at the Missouri State History Museum in St. Louis.
Congratulations to the winners and finalists for the 2015 fiction contests.
Anne Dimock, Los Altos, CA
Carol Tiffany, Pottersville, NJ
Winners will be published in Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley, 16.1.
Congratulations to the following poets, whose poems published in The Cape Rock won awards in the St. Louis Poetry Center’s Stanley Hanks Poetry Award competition.
“The Copyist,” by Jane O. Wayne, from The Cape Rock: 2nd place
“Troy, Missouri 2001,” by Mallory Bochantin, from The Cape Rock: Honorable Mention
The poems will be printed in The Poetry Awards Concert chapbook. The Poetry Awards Concert, with readings by all winners, will be held on Sunday, May 15th, at 1:30 at the Focal Point in Maplewood, Missouri.
Fiction writer and professor Beth Lordan will read at the Southeast Missouri State University English Graduate Student Conference on April 14 at 7 P.M, in the University Center Ballroom A. The reading is free and open to the public.
After school, custodian Oliver Nix investigates a strange sound coming from the boys' locker room. What he finds rocks this suburban Atlanta community.
Jason Allen's A Meditation on Fire is a book of survival: survival of addiction, one's family and hometown, erotic and companionate love and the shell casings it leaves behind.
Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 4 presents essays, fiction, poetry, interviews, and photography by military-service personnel, veterans, and their families.