Saturday, January 29, 2011

Contests & Deadlines

Kenyon Review
2011 Short Fiction Contest
Opens February 1st

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Win a 25 Book Collection of HMH Classics!
Yay! Exciting! Starts Jan 31st!

Apply for NEA Literature Fellowships in Fiction/Non-Fiction (2012) and Poetry (2013) All the info at the site. How to prepare, guidelines, etc.

Pebble Lake Review is looking for N/F, personal essays about places where writers write for their special 2011 Spring/Summer issue.

Indiana Review poetry prize is now open. Judged by Marie Howe.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Intern at Hunger Mountain at Vermont College of Fine Arts

As of last week, I started as Intern at the Hunger Mountain Journal. Very excited to be a part of it all! Hoping to broaden my horizons in as many ways as possible.

Heather Gray is the fabulous featured artist for this issue and has an amazing spread you can view at the site

Please, check out the journal, submit and, if so inclined, Subscribe.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

NEW POSTS at All Things Mothering & Imperfect Parent

From All Things Mothering (

Cravings During Pregnancy

I’ve read that cravings can start as soon as you’re pregnant, as soon as you conceive, in fact. I’ve also read that they don’t start some two or three weeks after conception, or even four, eight weeks-then again, maybe not at all. Of course, I’m no expert. I suppose it all depends on the individual.

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How To Refine Your Writing: Keep A Journal

Have you ever thought of starting a journal but just don’t know where to start? Maybe you find there isn’t enough time in the day, or perhaps you find yourself faced with the question: What would I even write about??

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From Imperfect Parent Blog:

Bayer (and others) Face Numerous Lawsuits Over Birth Control Pills

What do you all think about these people suing various oral contraceptive companies for ‘wrongful death’ or ‘misleading the public’, when side effects are clearly stated on websites, commercials, etc.?  Isn’t it our responsibility to inform ourselves, as patients, about the risks of prescription drugs, etc.?
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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Books I Read in 2010 (I know there's more than this)

Catherine of Aragon, Henry's Spanish Queen
Giles Tremlett

My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: 40 New Fairy Tales

Her Fearful Symmetry
Audrey Niffenegger

A Reliable Wife
Robert Goolrick

No More Dirty Looks
Siobhan O'Connor & Alexandra Spunt

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

Will Write For Food, 
The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir, and More 
Dianne Jacob

The Fishes & Dishes Cookbook:
Seafood Recipes and Salty Stories from Alaska's Commercial Fisherwomen
Kiyo Marsh, Tomi Marsh & Laura Cooper

The Caterpillar and the Express Train
Jeremy Foster-Fell & Matthew Gauvin (kids book)

The Help
Kathryn Stockett

The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova

Eye Rhymes: Sylvia Plath's Art of the Visual