NEW CONTRIBUTORS IN OCTOBER
Johnette Downing--United States
Eleanor Michael--United States
Please welcome them to our community. We now have representatives from the following countries--Australia, Canada, Canary Islands, England, France, Germany, India, Malawi, New Zealand, Nigeria, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Wales. I look forward to expanding this list in the future. Thank you to everyone that has supported Whispers in any way. --Sincerely, Karen
Robert Epstein, editor of the anthology, Now This: Contemporary Poems of Beginnings, Renewals, and Firsts, is pleased to announce its publication, which is available online at Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Now-This-Contemporary-Beginnings-Renewals/dp/1600478956/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1380645452&sr=8-1&keywords=robert+epstein%2C+now+this
(Editor note--Thank you Robert for including my poem in this anthology. For those who enjoy haiku, I recommend this book.)
John W. (Bill) Williams published a science fiction book that he also illustrated called The Dream Hill. To order copies from Xlibris Company call 1-888-795-4274 or go to www.Xlibris.com The website provides sample pages of the book for interested readers.
Rhoda Galgiani released Expressions From the Inside Out, a book of poetry in 2011. Rhoda's second book is a child's story entitled No Snow for Johnny in 2012. Both books are published by APF Publisher. They have received good reviews and is available online at lulu.com and amazon.com (search book titles or author's name at the appropriate website) or contact Rhoda at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Strand-Selected Poems, (published on kindle Sept 2013) a personal and representative selection to show the poet's poetic path from short imagism to structured prose.
Ndaba Sibanda’s short story, "Of Tokoloshe And The Translator" has been published in India by Outside In Literary & Travel Magazine, and his poem "River Love" has been published by the Elohi Gadugi Journal. Links: http://outsideinmagazine.com/issue-fifteen/fiction/of-tikoloshi-and-the-translator-ndaba-sibanda/ http://egjournal.org/issue/fall-2013/article/river-love/
Celine Rose Mariotti has a home business, CRM Enterprises, where she edits and critiques manuscripts, designs note cards and business cards, helps you polish your resume, and sells her beaded jewelry. Contact Celine at: email@example.com
Celine Rose Mariotti has a new book out, Minister's Shoes. It is a mystery/detective book about a Baptist Minister who solves mysteries with the help of the Lord Who appears to him and gives him clues. You can access Celine's book on Amazon, WriteWordsInc.com, Nook, and omnilit. It is both a print book and an e-book.
Patricia Nolan announces the release of her latest book Western Brushstrokes, a collection of haiku and Japanese ink art. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or the book may seen at and ordered from: www.rosenberrybooks.com
Karen O’Leary makes homemade cards with poetry and other features. With cards in stores getting so expensive, she would like to offer the opportunity to have cards with your poetry or cards she designs for occasions made to fit your needs. She will be charging $2 for United States and $3 (US currency only) for other countries including postage. Cards will include envelopes ready for mailing to others. Sample cards are available. Please contact her a email@example.com if you would like to discuss options or if you want her mailing address to order a sample card.
Robert Epstein, the editor of the poetry collection, The Sacred in Contemporary Haiku, is seeking haiku, senryu, tanka, and haiga related to the theme of the sacred, broadly conceived. Unpublished poems are preferred but published poems with full credits may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no compensation for inclusion. The deadline is: 12/31/13. The anthology will be available for purchase online at Amazon.com.
Robert Epstein, the author of an article on haiku and veganism and animal rights is seeking haiku, senryu or tanka on the aforementioned themes. Please send poetry to email@example.com. The deadline is: 12/31/13. There is no compensation for inclusion.
Please consider supporting The Pen, The Jokester, and Creative Inspirations by sending stamps or other small donations to help with postage. Thank you for considering this. ---Karen
Arthur C. Ford, poet/editor of The Pen (Poetry Newsletter) is looking for new subscribers and submissions. See information at:www.thepoetbandcompany.yolasite.com (click on guidelines).
Jean Calkins, editor: The Jokester, 2 pages of clean jokes free by email monthly, a forever stamp by snail mail (monthly or quarterly). Help bring smiles to shut-ins by contributing forever stamps. Even one stamp helps. Jean Calkins, 260 4th St., Waynesville, NC 28786-3762. firstname.lastname@example.org
Maurice J. Reynolds, the editor of the poetry publication Creative Inspirations, is seeking poetry 20 lines or less for his print magazine. Complete guidelines are available at www.tgbtgpublictions.com Stamps or cash donations would be appreciated to help with mailing costs.
Whispers is always looking for new writers to join our community. Please send family friendly poems 20 lines or less to email@example.com Complete guidelines posted 1/21/2013. Thank you to everyone who has already contributed to the site. Please see the new collaboration poem opportunity posted October 29.
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