~ Claire M. Perkins' latest, Fallen: The Adventures of a Deep Water Leaf is due to be released in March.
"It is a beautifully illustrated spiritual fairy tale for grownups . . . meant to show us all how we can live deeper, richer lives."
Visit claireperkins.com/fallen for more info.
~ The recent title from Mark Barkawitz, The Dog with the Opposable Thumb—an "accidental novella" commenting on 21st century celebrity—is available from WOOF BOOKS through Amazon, barnesandnoble.com, and markbark.org.
~ Dr. Patricia Daly-Lipe, award-winning author and artist, was selected as "Top Author of the Year" for 2016-2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IATOP).
~ Exhibit information for artist Patti Dietrick:
"A personal and introspective series of images and mixed media influenced by symbolic dreams and internal dialogues are woven together in the Ashes exhibit by Patti Dietrick. Winged clay skeletons, evocative animal head portraits, image transfers and interpretations of archetypes illustrated as Tarot cards flow with descriptive narratives."
Exhibit Dates: March 1st-March 31st, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 4th (4pm to 8pm) Picture This Gallery 4130 Norse Way Long Beach, Ca 90808
~ Nicole M. Bouchard's short story, "A Charmed Life" (published Christmas Day) and her poem, "Rêver en Rouge" (published New Year's Day) were featured on Writing in a Woman's Voice.
~ Separate and apart from WPWT, Nicole M. Bouchard maintains Illumined Essence Editing, a site dedicated to her freelance content (substantive and developmental) manuscript editing and coaching services. She'll have space for a limited amount of new clients (no more than 3) beginning in March. Whether you have a full manuscript you'd like evaluated, whether you're an emerging writer looking for coaching or a veteran of words seeking a jump-start after a hiatus, reach out and initiate a discussion about a customized relationship that would be built to support your needs. A decade of writing and editing experience in a multitude of mediums informs her approach. Visit the site for tips, testimonials, and resources.
~ We now have a Pinterest account for WPWT. Newly created and tenderly curated, the boards reflect themes of the issue, ageless wisdom, and thoughts on writing. Stop by pinterest.com/wpwt/
~ We wish to convey heartfelt thanks to the donors who made our 2017 WPWT Campaign such a success! We honor the generosity of Anita Solick Oswald, Tim Reed, Michael Tidemann, Ginger Peters, Sam Culotta, Vince Corvaia and a dear past contributor of ours who wished to remain anonymous.
~ We were recently pleased to have a visual presence at the AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) Conference in Washington, DC by participating in the NewPages LitPak which allowed our fliers to be distributed to many of the attendees of this great event in our nation's capitol.
~ The spring-summer issue will be released May 22nd. 9/22, 1/22 and 5/22 will be our publication schedule going forward with reminders and updates sent out accordingly. The deadline for the next issue will be April 15th. Please let us know if you have any questions and we will be happy to answer them for you.
~ We have a presence on Facebook via our fan page & a Twitter account (@WriteplcWritetm) which offers insights, quotes, tools and resources. Visit Facebook.com and stop by The-Write-Place-at-the-Write-Time-literary-journal page.