Sharing a lovely review for my novel The Silence of Trees that's up on Cabinet des Fees:
If you're interested, The Silence of Trees is available on Amazon in hardcover, paperback, and on kindle (only .99 on kindle!)
Added by Valya Dudycz Lupescu on December 15, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Last weekend we went to the Museum of Science and Industry where my oldest daughter performed with her Ukrainian folk dance group as part of the Christmas Around the World celebration.
If you've never seen the exhibit, 50 trees are decorated by volunteers from Chicago’s ethnic communities to represent their various cultures and holiday traditions.…Continue
Added by Valya Dudycz Lupescu on December 12, 2011 at 11:32pm — No Comments
As a child, my favorite part of going to Mass at Sts. Volodymyr and Olha Ukrainian Catholic Church was the music. The walls, covered with their beautiful icons, were a feast for the eyes and my young imagination, but it was the music that transported me into another world.
Mass was usually sung in Ukrainian and accompanied by a choir of voices in the balcony. Standing with my…Continue
Added by Valya Dudycz Lupescu on December 6, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
I'm trying to finish up these half-written blog entries, so expect a few in rapid succession.
Last month I participated in the first Chicago Book Expo, held at the abandoned Borders in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood. The Chicago Writers House Project created a pop-up bookstore in the empty building on November 19 and 20, 2011. More than…Continue
Added by Valya Dudycz Lupescu on December 6, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
A quick post, while working on others. I really enjoyed this conversation between Connie Willis and Neil Gaiman filmed at World Fantasy Con 2011.
Charming and inspiring, it's a great one for writers and aspiring writers to…Continue
Added by Valya Dudycz Lupescu on December 1, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments