The Summer 2016 Release Party for Word Fountain is this Friday at the Osterhout Free Library in downtown Wilkes-Barre, PA. We are thrilled that writers who have contributed their fine work to this project are coming from far and near to attend. We won’t get the chance to share info about every author before the issue is printed, but we did want to give at least one more sneak peek Continue reading “Even More About Our Contributors”
We’ve shared the list of contributors to the new 2016 Summer Issue, and a bit about two of these writers already. With the release party coming up this Friday, June 17th, we thought you would enjoy some more previews, so we’re sharing the following links to works by more of our writers from elsewhere, Continue reading “More About Our Contributors”
In March the Osterhout Free Library was fortunate to once again host a poetry workshop with Brian Fanelli, and we’re proud to report that two new poems by Brian will be in this summer’s issue of Word Fountain!
Brian’s third book of poems, Waiting for the Dead to Speak, will be coming out later this year from New York Quarterly Books. Continue reading “Brian Fanelli”
Dawn Leas, one of the writers to our upcoming Summer 2016 issue, is having a book launch and reading this Saturday, May 28th, to celebrate the release of her new volume of poetry Take Something When You Go. The reading will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at the Wilkes-King’s Barnes and Nobel, 7 South Main Street in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Continue reading “Meet Dawn Leas, May 28th”
As we work toward next month’s release party for our spring relaunch issue, we’ll give you some previews of some of the writers whose work will appear within it’s pages. Once we have the bios ready we will share some juicy tidbits from those, but we thought it would be fun for now, in order of appearance, to share with you the names of the poets and fiction writers who will grace the pages of the next Word Fountain: Continue reading “Summer 2016 Contributors”
It’s official, the relaunch of Word Fountain is under way! Friday June 17th will be the party date at our home base, the Osterhout Free Library on South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The time will be at 7:00 pm. We will have several contributors there at the event to read from the new issue. Continue reading “Release Party on June 17th”
Seriously, our submission deadline for the revival of Word Fountain is April 1st, 2016. Yeah, we did that. Maybe we should have said March 31st, so you wouldn’t think this was some kind of April Fool’s joke. But hey, look it as an extra day, and how appropriate is it that this extra day is Continue reading “It’s No April Fools Joke”