"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Tools & Litany

14 November 2017

Make art about tools.

tools

15 November 2017 

lit·a·ny (ˈlitnē/)
noun
noun: litany; plural noun: litanies
  1. a series of petitions for use in church services or processions, usually recited by the clergy and responded to in a recurring formula by the people.
    synonyms: prayerinvocationsupplicationdevotion

    archaicorison
    “she was reciting the litany”
    2. a tedious recital or repetitive series.
    “a litany of complaints”
    synonyms: recitalrecitationenumeration

Make art about or inspired or including a litany or a recited list. 

litany

 

 

 

Death for Beginners, New Book Released, Thanks and Love to Kelsay Books!

Happy Halloween! Death for Beginners is now released on Amazon!

What a perfect date to turn it loose  Thanks and Love to Karen Kelsay Davies of Kelsay Books for making this book a home, and special spooky gratitude today to Susan Deer Cloud, Clare L. Martin, and Jerry D. Mathes II, for their willingness to read and offer their thoughts on the book 

Buy Death for Beginners Here!

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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 The Rush

The Rush

Call for Submissions

From their call:
“We are officially open for submissions in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art & photography. We seek high-energy pieces that reflect the rush of life, and we are delighted in our ability to pay writers.”
 
All submissions must be submitted through Submittable by November 15, 2017.
 
Submissions: https://therushmag.submittable .com/submit
 
Visit The Rush Website

 

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Monday Must Read! Rachel Dacus: Gods of Water and Air

rachel dacusRachel Abramson Dacus is a writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area and the author of three poetry books and a spoken word poetry CD. Her most recent book, Gods of Water and Air, combines poetry, prose, and drama. It follows two poetry collections, Earth Lessons and Femme au ChapeauGods of Water and Air is a passionate exploration of personal transformation, delving into everything from reincarnation to growing up with an artist and rocket scientist father, to living in an immigrant community on the Pacific Ocean.

Praise for Gods of Water and Air

This is a book to relish for such insights, by a poet clearly up for the ride, and not afraid of the risks.” — Rhina Espaillat, author of Where Horizons Go

Visit Rachel’s Website

Buy Rachel’s Beautiful Books

Gods of Water and Air

Femme Au Chapeau

Earth Lessons

More from Rachel Online

http://www.coriummagazine.com/?page_id=630

http://ithacalit.com/rachel-dacus.html

http://www.cortlandreview.com/issue/47/dacus.html

http://one.jacarpress.com/issue-9/

https://blueheronreview.com/2017/09/01/the-september-2017-blue-heron-speaks-featured-author-is-rachel-dacus/

https://panoplyzine.com/the-third-wish-new-dawn-rachel-dacus/

 

 

Happy Reading!

xo

Mary

Daily Prompt Catch-Up! 10 New Prompts!

2 September 2017

Make art about money, having money, or not having it.

money

3 September 2017

Make art poverty of the spirit.

poverty of spirit

4 September 2017

Make art about the origin of a lie.

lies

5 September 2017

Make art about the sound of animal, a purring cat, a growling dog, the whistle of a songbird, the cry of a hawk.

Moco Talking

6 September 2017

Make art about the storm coming.

storm

 

7 September 2017

Make art about arrogance, an arrogant person, about dealing with arrogance.

arrogance

8 September 2017

Make art about preparing to leave.

leaving

9 September 2017

Make art inspired by or about water words: aquaduct, bog, creek, drizzle, fjord…

More here: 100 Words for Water: http://www.wallacejnichols.org/234/623/100-words-for-water.html

water words

10 September 2017

Make art about rescue, rescuing, being rescued.

water_resuce_2creative_commons

11 September 2017

Make art about recovery, about what that recovery means to you.

recovery

Daily Prompt Love Catch-Up <3 Titles, and Boundaries

23 July 2017

Make art using one of these titles: 

From the Stone Came

Listening to Fire

Salty and Wind and 

In Memory of Water

MMD4C2

24 July 2017 

Make art about boundaries, making them, breaking them, protecting them. 

do-not-cross

Daily Prompt Love <3 Thanks and Love to the Talented and Generous Teri Lee Kline

16 June 2017

Make art inspired by a song that made you cry, that brought you to real tears. 

 

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