Community News (19 entries)
Congratulations to instructor Jack Smith, who just published his novel If Winter Comes. Published by Serving House Press, If Winter Comes is Jack’s fifth novel.
Catherine’s short story “Touch” was published in Every Day Fiction journal. Catherine wrote “Touch” in Barbara Henning’s course Flash Fiction: Writing the Short-Short Story. Congratulations, Catherine!
Congratulations to Tina Barry, whose short story “Something Amber” was selected for The Best Small Fictions Anthology 2020!
On October 2nd, instructor Anya Achtenberg will run Writing for Social Change: Re-Dream a Just World. This free, multi-genre writing workshop seeks to inspire social change through writing, encouraging radical transformation through radical language. Let’s write a better world, together!
Tobias Vogelstein recently won first prize for the Budding Authors Award with the Baltimore Jewish Times. Vogelstein’s piece “Community and Connection” explores Jewish theology in the time of coronavirus, as well as the importance of spreading peace and prosperity. Congratulations, Tobias!
Congratulations to instructor Barbara Henning, whose book of poetry Digigram was published with United Artists Books. A reviewer writes that Digigram “is unrelenting in its collaging of reality, visions, and thought buds. Sometimes diaristic and newsy, this is edgy poetry that moves beyond the tricks of fashion.” Well done, Barbara!
Congratulations to Misha Penton, whose prose poem “After the Ball” was published and recorded at Sword & Kettle. We love the way Misha’s prose poem sets the scene, with sparkling language like “chandelier of jasmine” and “sliver of sapphire sky.”
Congratulations to our instructor Margo Perin, who just released her latest book of poetry Plexiglass. Plexiglass explores the ironies of the criminal justice system, and it has received praise for its life and ability to “turn empty space to flesh.”
Cheryl Caesar, who won the “no-age” scholarship to the Fine Arts Work Center Social Justice workshop, offered by Indolent Books. It will be offered in July 2021, in Provincetown, MA. Congratulations to Cheryl!
Student Kimberly Lee’s flash story “Beautiful, Ordinary” was republished in fresh.ink! The story was originally published in Toasted Cheese as an Editor’s Choice. Says Kimberly: “I wrote ‘Beautiful, Ordinary’ in Barbara Hennings’ 2018 flash fiction class, ‘The Watching Eye.’ Pretty much everything I wrote in her class was published somewhere, and this piece was one […]