Member News: October 26th
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Greetings She Writes, Meet our newest member: Member News! We have now created a permanent home for your news and updates. The system remains pretty much the same: Post comments on the Member News profile page, offering the updates you wish to share. Add links and any other information you wish to include, and I will feature your news as a blog every Monday, right here. Of course we're excited about all your goings-on, but please keep your updates here about news beyond the She Writes realm — articles or stories you have published, reviews of a play your wrote, a new website you've launched, etc. Events — readings, book parties, and such — you can post yourself, as always, on our Events Calendar on the main page. And of course, feel free to spread the word about anything and everything in your own blog posts, and we'll keep on featuring highlights on the main page. Looking forward to hearing from you. Cheers! Wilson Sherwin, She Writes Community Manager Member News October 26th Ripley Patton was interviewed about short story and flash writing over at The Book Bundle, which is mainly a book review website. Priscilla Maxine McGee Price had an article published on triond recently You can view it at: www.relijournal.com by typing in the title of the article in the search engine: "Scientists and Their Beliefs." Mandy Van Deven published two pieces this week: Parvati’s Burden: Scratching the Surface of Motherhood in India, which was featured in The Women's International Perspective. And Do Do-Gooder Celebs Actually Do Good? for Bitch blogs. Elizabeth Kate Switaj began a page of poetry and photography online at Blue Turtle Crossing. Amy Palko just had her article about teaching with YouTube published in the new UK Higher Ed English Studies publication, WordPlay. She is particularly excited as it's the first time she's had something published offline! Read it here. Marie Gauthier's debut chapbook, Hunger All Inside, has been released by Finishing Line Press! To read more or place an order, visit here. Deborah Ludwig's book Rebirth: A Leukemia Survivor's Journal of Healing during Chemotherapy, Bone Marrow Transplant, and Recovery, is an Award Winning Finalist in the Health: Cancer category of the National Best Books 2009 Awards, sponsored by USA Book News. A complete list of winners can be found at http://www.usabooknews.com/2009bestbooksawards.html. For information about Rebirth, please visit www.RebirthJournal.com or www.deborahludwig.com. Ryshia Kennie's paranormal romance "Ring of Desire" will be released November 15, 2009. A story she says was "so much fun to write as it's firmly grounded in medieval history and lore." As part of that release Ryshia is spotlighting at The Long and the Short of It all week – October 26-30. Stop by each day to read what she's posted and answer the day’s question. Each answer gives you a chance to win an autographed copy of her first book, "From the Dust" and a special advance e-copy of "Ring of Desire."

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  • Rachel Thompson

    I got a gig writing for examiner.com as the LA Hot Moms writer! Here's the link:
    http://www.examiner.com/x-25519-LA-Hot-Moms-Examiner.

    Look for quick hair & makeup tips, book reviews, fave foods, what to do in the OC/LA area. Subcribe for updates (and to help me get paid!) and reply or comment on my page there with your suggestions or your ideas for future articles.

    Current question: What is the your one fave drugstore makeup that you can't live without? Be specific: brand, color, where you buy it.

    Thanks!
    Rachel

  • Kathryn Lilley

    MAKEOVERS CAN BE MURDER, the third book in the Fat City Mysteries published by Penguin, is now available in bookstores nationwide. Find an independent bookstore near you, or order it from online vendors such as Amazon.

  • My book, God's poetic Treasure's has been published. You can find out more about it on this website.
    http://www.priscillasbookstore.weebly.com

  • Sayantani DasGupta

    Here's an essay entitled "On Being a Woman Writer: An Open Letter to Virginia Woolf" that recently came out in Literary Mama (sorry for cross posting, I'm new here, wasn't sure how this worked!).

    http://www.literarymama.com/litreflections/essays/archives/002650.html

    ---Sayantani (also my new site is www.sayantanidasgupta.com)

  • Lynsey Griswold

    My third column for McSweeney's Internet Tendency, a story about being censored at an adult-themed party in Manhattan's East Village, can be found here: http://www.mcsweeneys.net/links/pornwriter/column3.html

  • Vanitha Sankaran

    I've just launched a fiction critique and editorial venture called Paper and Ink: Tools of the Trade. My goal is to help writers look at their fiction manuscripts with an eye toward compelling storytelling and active plotting. I help writers work on structure, tension, characterization and above all, how to keep the reader reading. For more information, please visit www.vanithasankaran.com

  • Sarah Irving

    Got the final cover design back for Gaza: Beneath the Bombs, out with Pluto Press in January 2010. And it's appeared on Amazon. I edited/co-authored with Sharyn Lock. According to UK comedian Jeremy Hardy, it's "An honest, forthright account full of compassion and insight. It plunges the reader into Gaza."

  • Tania Pryputniewicz

    Latest poem "Rising Sign" up on the web at www.themomegg.com, paired with the photography of Robyn Beattie (our second collaboration); it is a PDF, and our work appears on p. 45. Robyn's portolio can be viewed at www.robynbeattie.com. Latest (humorous) mini-essay on the divison of labor issues that strike when the first newborn enters a house/marriage: "Thoughtloops of a Breast feeding Mom" posted at www.fertilesource.com

  • Madeline Smola

    My new post on The Huffington Post "When Abortion is "Gendercide" is about gender discrimination in India. Be sure to watch the trailer link for the documentary "Petals in the Dust."
    Here is the link...http://www.huffingtonpost.com/madeline-wheeler/when-abortion-is-genderci_b_316785.html

  • helen epstein

    Helen Epstein's classic Music Talks, a collection of her profiles of famous musicians such as Yo Yo Ma, Leonard Bernstein and master violin teacher Dorothy DeLay has been reissued by the Back-in-Print program of the Authors Guild. For the back story go to the Lexington Minuteman article on Helen Epstein.
    The book, a meaningful holiday or birthday gift for any music lover, is available online at http://tinyurl.com/musictalks.

  • Mary Larkin

    oops - here's the direct blog link. Or you can put my name in the search box from their blog page :)

    www.storyglossia.com/blog/?s=mary+larkin

  • Mary Larkin

    Storyglossia's Anne Valente interviewed me about my story "The Dance Partner" in their issue 35. If you'd like to see the story, just go to Storyglossia.com. Anne's questions were the kind every author loves to answer. For the interview, here's the link:
    www.storyglossia.com/blog/

  • Leora Skolkin Smith

    Hamilton Stone Review # 19 is up at http://www.hamiltonstone.org/hsr.html .

    Poetry by Nathan Leslie. Fiction by Jan Clausen, Dave Engeldrum, Jackie Ernst, Laurence Klavan, Angela Lang, Corey Mesler, Leora Skolkin-Smith, and Barry Spacks. Nonfiction by Kelle Groom, Rigoberto Gonzalez, James Richardson, and Damon Shaw.

    Fiction Editor: Lynda Schor
    Nonfiction Editor: Reamy Jansen