~ Carol J. Rhodes' first book, Rough Around the Edges will be published in June 2018.
"Rough Around the Edges is a collection of short stories which pertain to mayhem, crime, dysfunction, and violence. Of particular note is the jarring preciseness with which each story draws you in, stirs you up, and dumps you out at the end of your rope."
~ Yawatta Hosby's horror/crime novella, Six Plus One was published prior to Thanksgiving. It is a sequel to One by One, and it is available through Amazon.
"One by One ended with Detective Brown disgusted and traumatized over the crime scene in the woods. He wants to find justice for those poor victims and vows to keep his daughter safe from the horrors of the world.
"Sequel time—[in] Six Plus One, Detective Brown can’t keep that promise. Alta and her group of friends leave Voy on a road trip to Green Bank, West Virginia. They’re filming footage for their alien-centric web series. What should be a get-in and get-out situation for the weekend turns into a deadly nightmare..."
~ Michael Ceraolo's collection of haiku, 500 Cleveland Haiku (Writing Knights Press) is now available. This is his second full-length book of poetry.
~ Mary K. O'Melveny's poetry chapbook, A Woman of a Certain Age will be published in September, 2018 by Finishing Line Press.
In 2017, her poem "Cease Fire" won the 2017 Raynes Poetry Competition sponsored by Jewish Currents Magazine. It appears in the anthology Borders and Boundaries published by Blue Threads Press.
~ Charles Salzberg's new crime novel, Second Story Man was released on March 26th. Visit Charles' website for exciting readings and events.
From the website: “Second Story Man is a down and dirty game of cat and mouse, only this time there are two cats and the mouse hasn’t yet seen the trap that can touch him. Are two cats better than one? Read it and see.” —Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times bestselling author of What You Break
~ Gary Beck's latest poetry collection, Blossoms of Decay is described in the press release as "direct, cutting, and visceral." Subject matter ranges from politics to the overall state of the country to circumstances in schools.
~ For the 2018 WPWT Campaign which helped us achieve our decade year, a special thank you to Anne Whitehouse, Katie O'Sullivan, Michael Tidemann, Carla Olson, Ginger Peters, Susan P. Blevins, Martin Crosbie, Anita Oswald, Sam Culotta, Cheryl Sommese, Vince Corvaia, and another donor from our community who wishes to remain anonymous. Thank you for your wonderful belief in what we do and who we are.
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