Internet weirdness over here, so this may be all for today...and I'm keeping my fingers crossed that THIS gets posted after several attempts....
Anyway, this should be a good reading! You may remember Paula Whyman writing for the blog, most recently about her “book proposal” for The Life of the Unsuccessful Writer (here), and Sean Enright has shared his thoughts here about the “impossibility” of teaching poetry.
Here are the details:
Support a local literary journal! This Sunday, The Writer's Center hosts the Delmarva Review. There will be a reading of authors published in the first issue of the journal. Readers include Sean Enright, Barbara Esstman, Martin Galvin, and Paula Whyman.
Sunday, Oct. 12 at 2:00p.m.
The Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street, Bethesda, MD 20815
Register for the event here
Sean Enright's poems have appeared in Triquarterly, Threepenny Review, The Sewanee Review, The Kenyon Review, Verse, Tikkun, and other journals. He is the author of Goof and Other Stories, and has taught at the University of Maryland and The Writer's Center.
Barbara Esstman is co-editor of A More Perfect Union, and author of The Other Anna and Night Ride Home. Both novels were adapted for TV film by Hallmark Productions, and her short stories have been recognized by The Pushcart Prize and Redbook. She leads workshops at The Writer's Center.
Martin Galvin's poems have appeared in many publications, including Poetry, The New Republic, Atlantic Monthly, Poetry East, and in anthologies including Best American Poetry 1997, Poets Against the War, and DC Poets Against the War. He has published several books of poems, including Wild Card. He is the reviews editor of Poet Lore.
Paula Whyman is recipient of a 2008 Maryland State Arts Council grant, a fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Washington Writing Prize. Her work appears in Writes of Passage: Coming-of-Age Stories and Memoirs from the Hudson Review.