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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Plucked from Clevelandpoetics the listserve...

This Thursday, Feb. 5, our new fiction writer at
John Carroll, Mike Croley, will give a reading.

8pm in Rodman A. Mike is a southerner and promises
to read his fiction in an authentic southern accent.

See you there,

George

George Bilgere
English Department
John Carroll University
(216) 397-4746
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SALON 2009

Monthly read-around, feedback, interactive critique.

Every month, in the banquet room of a restaurant in east Columbus, a diverse group of thinking people meets to eat, breathe, drink, sculpt, hammer and polish poetry. We work on craft, presentation, voice and style, persona, place, voice and content, freewriting, seed poems, how to become selfless at the microphone, and much, much more. Each poet consumes as much of this sustenance as he or she can contain. A unique synergy fills the space. A unique bond is created over the common love of words.

You are invited to join us!

First Saturday of each month, February through December 2009

9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

MCL Cafeteria

5240
East Main Street
Columbus,
Ohio 43213

All
participants: Please plan to have lunch at MCL. Light lunch (soup or salad with
drink just over $4, full lunch meal (entrée, two sides, drink, plus) approximately $7-10. Coffee with unlimited refills is $1.25. Tea/hot water available.

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Small presses have an uphill struggle to gain recognition. One measure of success is getting favorable reviews. Drinian Press author, Tom LeClair, is managing to get some "ink" for his latest release, Passing Through".

For those interested, here are the links:

http://www.bookforum.com/inprint/015_05/3264

and

http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/fictionspresent/forward

Drinian Press, LLC
Huron, Ohio


2 comments:

John Burroughs said...

This is a good idea! Nice digest of literary goings on one might otherwise miss...

michael salinger said...

Yeah,

I think I'll make it pretty much a weekly addition.

Cited...

The poet doesn't invent. He listens. ~Jean Cocteau