Barbara Ellen Sorensen is former senior editor for Winds of Change magazine, the flagship publication of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society. She now freelances for The Tribal College Journal and the National Indian Child Welfare Association. Barbara is the author of the chapbook, Song from the … Continue reading Poet Barbara Ellen Sorensen
Just in time for Thanksgiving! Here’s Sarah Pearsall’s delicious recipe for Turkey Stock. Sarah’s foodie Facebook site, “The Florida Foodie” offers links food-themed blogs and restaurant reviews from the South Florida food scene. What you’ll need: Turkey wings, celery, carrots, yellow … Continue reading Sarah Pearsall’s Yummy Turkey Stock
“All That Glitters panel with M.J. Fievre, Jan Becker, Nicholas Garnett, Andrea Askowitz, Evelina Galang, Fabienne Josaphat: You can find gold in all that glitters and all that does not. And that panel was full of some of South Florida’s best … Continue reading Miami Book Fair International: All That Glitters
Another delicious recipe from Mahalia’s kitchen. Want something both yummy and healthy? What about kale chips? Kale or borecole is a vegetable with green or purple leaves, in which the central leaves do not form a head. It is considered … Continue reading Mahalia’s Kale Chips
Jan Becker, on The Florida Book Review: Sunday, Nov. 24, 1:05 PM I stopped at the Akashic Books booth to see MJ Fievre who was signing their anthology Haiti Noir. That’s when I spied Edwidge Danticat, in the back of the … Continue reading Miami Book Fair International: Haiti Noir, the Classics
A note from writer Andrea Askowitz: If anyone cares, here are the authors I’m going to hear. There are so many great things I’m missing, but here are some highlights. SATURDAY, November 23 11:00: Joyce Maynard reading from her new book, After … Continue reading Andrea’s Guide to the Miami Book Fair International
Russell Reece’s story, “Come On, Harold,” is one of the gems in All That Glitters. Russell lives in Delaware along the Nanticoke River. He has had stories and essays published in Memoir(and), Raving Dove, The Delmarva Quarterly, Delaware Beach Life and … Continue reading Who’s Russell Reece?
Hum… not quite yet. But now that I can officially add scriptwriter to my resume, I feel electric and alive. (Scroll down for links to the films) Over the summer, I wrote two short movie scripts for the University of … Continue reading Booyah! M.J. is going to Hollywood
The 15 nonfiction stories published in the All That Glitters (Lominy Books; $15.00), recount lives and identities unsettled by the scary, but irresistible pursuit of truth. Also included are interviews with award-winning nonfiction writers, including Susan Orlean and Dinty W. … Continue reading All That Glitters is going to the Miami Book Fair International!
drag·o·man (drg-mn) n. pl. drag·o·mans or drag·o·men An interpreter or guide The attorneys are yelling at each other, eyes bulging, and then one of them is yelling at me. “Mr. Joe,” the lawyer says, screaming. “You do not ask the … Continue reading A Note from Drago(wo)man: Misdirected Anger
The 10th edition of the Cent Journal is now available. It includes poems from 22 Miami Poetry Collective writers (including M.J. Fievre) and group history by founding member Scott Cunningham. Cover design by Erin Money. We love all our contributors, our folding … Continue reading Miami Poetry Collective’s 10 Cents
Elizabeth M. Dalton‘s fiction and poetry have appeared in a number of journals, including Earth’s Daughters, River City, Ellipsis: Literature and Art, and Flying Island. She received an Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Project grant to develop drafts of some … Continue reading Elizabeth Dalton’s Long Hair
FutureCycle Press, a nonprofit publisher of poetry and flash fiction, published its first Good Works project, Malala: Poems for Malala Yousafzai, on October 9, the one-year anniversary of Malala’s shooting by the Taliban for speaking out for the right of girls to … Continue reading Poems for Malala Yousafzai
The leaves on the orange trees by the sides of the road were still green, even though it was already September, and the tall Oaks forming the windbreaks were showing the actual colors of the season. My father and I … Continue reading The Gathering Area, by Jorge Valdes