Henry Alley, professor emeritus of literature, published four stories: “Visits” in ImageOutWrite, “Christmas at the Cayuga Diner” in Watch My Rising: A Recovery Anthology, and “Border Guards” and “Tea in Coburg” in Chelsea Station Magazine. A collection of his short fiction, The Dahlia Field, just appeared from Chelsea Station Editions, and his book, Second Life, was a finalist in the Elixir Novel competition. His story, “The Rembrandt Brotherhood,” was chosen to appear on the Great Jones Street fiction website, and his piece of biographical fiction on the love relation between Henry James and the young sculptor Henrik Andersen will be published in an anthology, Gents: Steamy Stories in the Age of Steam, by Lethe Press.
Local writer and MFA candidate Rhonda Zimlich, of Lane Literary Guild’s writing group Prose and Cons, has had a short story picked up for publication with Crow Pie in London. The story is called “Dead Old Man” and tells the final journey of a man’s life in that fade-to-black moment. Print editions will be available this spring. For more information, see: http://www.eatcrowpie.com/.
Janice Rubin’s poem “Shrimp Cocktail at the Beach” was accepted for publication in the anthology of the Austin International Poetry Festival. She will read the poem at the festival, which will take place during April 6-9, 2017.
From Erik Muller: “Happy New Year, Poets and Readers. Late last year Erik Muller published a chapbook, It Goes Without Saying, in bunches of thirty. As they are printed and sown, Erik will have copies at local reading series. So ask for a copy, and it is yours. Or if not then, then later. Thank you.”
Steven Blue will be reading political poetry at this event:
Eugene Citizens Against Geoengineering/Chemtrails
Thursday, Oct. 20th, 6-10 PM
Eugene Garden Club
1645 High St., Eugene, OR 97401
There will be a forum and Q&A discussion about chemtrails phenomena.