Monthly Archives: January 2016

Publishing opportunity: Rattle (poetry)

Also from socallitlist, an opportunity from the poetry magazine Rattle for Angelenos (that’s my preferred spelling, no disrespect to Rattle’s): Our Summer 2016 issue will be dedicated to Angelinos. The poems may be any subject or length, but must written by poets who … Continue reading

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Publishing opportunity: The Santa Ana Review (short fiction)

From socallitlist: The Santa Ana River Review, the literary journal of the University of California, Riverside’s MFA program, is now accepting submissions for the spring 2016 fiction contest “Writing Southern California.” We are looking for short stories from Southern Californian … Continue reading

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Book recommendations

One of the pleasures of winter break was a lunch out at Aroma Café with two well-read and well-reading friends.  Friend #1 was spending break immersed in a Dickens novel (I can’t remember which one except that I know I … Continue reading

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First book of 2016

Reading Ruthellen Josselson’s Playing Pygmalion: How People Create One Another: People’s sense of reality is constructed in interconnection with those who make up their social world.  There is not an “out there” world to be perceived accurately or inaccurately. Instead, we … Continue reading

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