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Words & Images 2012 is almost here….

Celebrate with us at our release party, Thursday April 19th at Mayo Street Arts. The fun starts at 6:30 and ends at 9:30.

The 2012 Contests Are Here!

We just updated our contest pages today, so have a look at them –

The Andre Dubus Award 2012        The Betsy Sholl Award 2012

Lily King has generously donated her time to judging The Andre Dubus Award this year.

The Betsy Sholl Award will be judged by the University of Southern Maine’s Professors Nancy Gish and Shelton Waldrep.

Winners receive publication, the opportunity to read at our Spring release party, and prize money relative to the pages of their entry. Time’s ticking away, so click the links and submit your work!

Between The Covers, Part I

Featured Interviews:

The Rivers Join Up: An Interview With Kate Cheney Chappell
Carl Little

In Pursuit of the Real: An Exchange Between Wesley McNair and Betsy Sholl
Joshua Bodwell

River, Fist and Bone: An Interview With Andre Dubus III
Joshua Bodwell

If you’re not already acquainted with the work of Andre Dubus III, Wesley McNair, Betsy Sholl, Kate Cheney Chappell and Joshua Bodwell – follow the links and do so!

Then come to our opening event and hear them speak!

It takes a village to…

…raise a literary journal. That’s how that saying goes, right?

Here’s the list of folks from our (admittedly small) village who put together this year’s journal:

Publishing Director, Rodney Nason
Assistant Director, Caroline O’Connor Thomas
Faculty Advisors USM, Justin Tussing, Betsy Sholl, and Deb Loughlin
Faculty Advisor MECA, Margo Halverson
Artistic Director, Abigail Towne
Graphic Design and Layout, Abigail Towne
Fiction Editors, Renee DeCamillie, Michael Frier, and Jennifer Kovats
Poetry Editors, Steve Gibbon, Tamarah Smith, and Jonathan Wilson
Administrative Assistant, Scott Clavette
Production Assistant, Forreste McCormick
Business Advisor, Brian Spigel
Marketing Director, Carrie Allen
Contributing Editor, Joshua Bodwell
Copy Editor, Steve Gibbon
Proofreader, Amy Chamberlain

 

Words & Images 2011: Resurgam! Book Release Party

Please join us for an evening of drinks, free food, dancing, musical performance and readings from locally grown and nationally acclaimed writers and artists!

When: April 29th 2011, 6 – 9 PM
Where: Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonny
92  Bedford St, Portland, Maine

Our event will feature an exclusive reading from Townie: A Memoir by bestselling author Andre Dubus III, as well as readings and award presentations by Adrian Blevins, USM President Selma Botman, Kate Cheney Chappell and a special musical performance by Olas.

There will be free food provided by Panera and Bruce’s Burritos , coffee provided by Bard Coffee and a cash bar.

Here’s a video of Olas performing “El Tiempo” to whet your appetite: