My good friend Steve Colori has started his new gig as a regular columnist. The editors at The Good Men Project could not have picked a better man for the position. Here is a link to the first of his columns, which will appear bi-weekly. Cheers and best wishes, Steve!
Accomplished visual artist Bonita LeFlore’s first literary venture, The Last Daughter of Elizabeth Light, is an ingenious construction—a slim volume able to house a family of independent women whose lives extend over two centuries and whose travels take them from Christchurch, New Zealand to San Francisco. These are remarkable people, lovingly portrayed and highly individuated. Chronicling the rebellions and the compromises, the failures and the successes of nine generations of strong-willed women, this compelling novel celebrates the essential freedom of the human spirit.
My friend and Emma Andrews Workshop participant Kevin Carey’s poem is featured on The Writer’s Almanac today. It’s a good poem for Garrison Keillor to read aloud, as it’s called “Reading to My Kids.” We’ll hear more from Kevin Carey at the Newburyport Literary Festival next April (2017).