General Submissions Deadline: None Before I get to our special calls, I want to emphasize the fact that we are always open to submissions from any poet, in any style, on any topic. Half of every issue is open poetry, and our general submissions window never closes. If you’re wondering what to submit: We […]
Announcing the debut of a new lit magazine. Cahaba River Literary Journal Print Edition Published Bi-monthly (every 2 months) Debuts April 2015 A Unique Journal of Essays, Fiction, Poetry, Color & B/W Photography Email: firstname.lastname@example.org https://cahabariverliteraryjournal.wordpress.com/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1505827313012865/ Call for submissions: We work with new and seasoned writers. We need stories, poems, essays, and […]
http://mymemoriesofafuturelife.com/2014/12/10/the-undercover-soundtrack-rochelle-jewel-shapiro-2/ Find out how I was wracking my mind with trying to figure out how to get my short story, Secrets, the first one in my collection What I Wish You’d Told Me until I drew inspiration from my daughter-in-law, Karen Siegel’s acapella composition–Notes from the Blogosphere.
Homesman is certainly no Little House on the Prairie. Gwendon Swarthout’s novel, transformed to screenplay by Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald, and Wesley A. Oliver, is a spare and harsh tale of a middle-aged spinster, a former New York State school teacher, Mary Bee Cuddy, (Hillary Swank) who headed west for opportunity, and ended up […]
http://www.talkinbroadway.com/regional/wfla/wfla116.html Brooke Shapiro dominates the proceedings as Tracy. Although many teenage girls fantasize about playing the role, few can dance, dance, and dance some more for 2-1/2 hours and still be able to belt most of score. Ms. Shapiro does all this and more. I have seen at least one Tracy in a professional production […]
http://www.thefourthriver.com/ The publish works of place–poetry, essay, and flash fiction, based on landscape. Here’s an example of flash fiction I was fond of. http://www.thefourthriver.com/index.php/2013/05/flash-fiction-by-sophie-rosenblum
How’s this amidst such bad news? A real boost to holiday cheer.
http://arts.heraldtribune.com/2014-11-16/featured/theater-review-hairspray-dances-vibrant-beat-florida-studio-theatre/ My niece, Brooke Shapiro, is the best Tracy Turnblad ever! (So says her aunt and anyone else who sees the show!)