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Poem by Erin Wilcox Published in Stoneboat

My prose poem “Humberto, I Just Saw the News” is featured in the spring issue of Stoneboat, a Wisconsin-based literary journal. This is a lovely issue full of talented writers, quite a few of whom attended the University of Alaska, Anchorage, with me. To read the text of my poem, please visit my blog. To purchase a copy of Stoneboat, please visit the journal’s website.

Richard Moore's "A Death in the Hot Season" Published in Wilderness House Literary Review

Richard Moore is at it again, this time with a publication in Wilderness House Literary Review. The essay, “A Death in the Hot Season,” describes an encounter with mortality while Moore and his family are living in New Delhi in the late sixties. Moore and I developed this piece in late 2010. The essay is available at: http://www.whlreview.com/no-6.1/essays/RichardMoore.pdf. Congratulations, Richard!

Richard Moore's "Crossing Erez" Published in Guernica

Congratulations to Richard Moore, whose creative nonfiction essay “Crossing Erez” is featured in Guernica: A Magazine of Art and Politics. Moore and I developed this piece together a few months ago. It describes his passage through the fraught landscape between Gaza and Erez. Read the essay here: http://www.guernicamag.com/features/2473/moore_3_15_11/.

Final Installment of "Adoption: Alaska Style"

Don’t miss the fifth and final installment of Shirley Kurth Schneider’s “Adoption: Alaska Style,” available on kidsthesedays.org. The conclusion of this tale depicts the social worker’s pronouncement regarding the adoption of baby Christopher, pictured here. Read more at:
http://kidsthesedays.org/category/ktd-keyword-tagging/adoption-alaska-style

Photo courtesy Shirley Kurth Schneider.

Third Installment of Shirley Kurth Schneider's "Adoption Alaska Style" Goes Live

The story continues at NPR-sponsored kidsthesedays.org, where Shirley Kurth Schneider enjoys her third week as guest blogger. In this latest installment of “Adoption Alaska Style,” Shirley and Larry move from their apartment in Fairbanks into an uncompleted basement in the wilderness. Although Shirley has enjoyed motherhood for more than half a year, the adoption of her son, Christopher, hits a sudden snag. Read more at:
http://kidsthesedays.org/category/ktd-keyword-tagging/adoption-alaska-style

Kudos

Erin edited a two hundred-page memoir for me and returned it with embedded commentary as well as the expected editing. She has an ear for voice in a piece and is able to point out places the voice changes.”

Sandra Kleven,
author,
The Right Touch, "Holy Land," & House on the Sand

The Particular: Editing Weblog