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.
The Roving Park Players announces the first show of our 10th season, Shakespeare’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS —take two sets of identical twins, shake vigorously; stir in a jealous wife, her dreamy sister, a wandering dad and a missing mom, and you‘ve got this f arcical slapstick of mistaken identities.
As always, admission is FREE, so come join the fun as the play performs at 3 different indoor venues: March 9, 12 & 18 at 7:30 pm at Willamette Oaks Retirement Community, 455 Alexander Loop, Eugene 97401 / March 10, 11 & 16, 17 at 7:30 pm at Good Samaritan Center, 3500 Hilyard, Eugene 97405 / and March 19, a 2:00pm matinee at Sheldon Oaks Retirement Community, 2525 Cal Young Rd, Eugene 9740.
Call 541-337-6144 for more information.
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/.