Along with William Reichard and Heid E. Erdrich, on June 4 at 6:00 p.m., I’ll be reading work written in response to the amazing artwork created at SooVAC Gallery. Come see it at all at Ekphrastic: A Collaborative Storytelling Experiment: https://www.facebook.com/events/1733275283562908/ Learn more about SooVAC here: http://www.soovac.org
Hey, look at this, I’m in the Adroit Journal, along with many great writers I admire! http://www.theadroitjournal.org/issue-sixteen-james-cihlar-the-adroit-journal Check out the whole issue: http://www.theadroitjournal.org/issue-sixteen-the-adroit-journal/ It’s awesome!
The magazine issue my University of Minnesota students created this year, Ivory Tower 2016, is now available for free online reading at ISSUU.com. Check it out here: https://issuu.com/ivorytower/docs/ivory_web_new-4 It’s beautiful!
Really excited to have a poet I greatly admire, Henri Cole, serve as the judge for the 2016 Backwaters Prize. The deadline is May 31, so poets, polish up that poetry manuscript and submit it here: https://thebackwaterspress.submittable.com/submit
Thanks, University of Minnesota Bookstore at Coffman Memorial Union, for including my book Rancho Nostalgia in a display for National Poetry Month! http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/stores/coffman.html#.VwmRD6uCzdk
Sharing a “golden oldie,” courtesy of Lambda Literary Review: “A Conversation with My Imaginary Daughter”: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/features/poetry-spotlight/03/03/james-cihlar-a-conversation-with-my-imaginary-daughter/
Check out my article on collectible McCoy Pottery in the March 2016 edition of The Old Times: https://issuu.com/theoldtimes/docs/old_times_v26_n03_mar_2016/15?e=0
It’s a book! Thanks to Georgia Greeley and Artichoke Press. Picked up my author copies of this limited edition, artist-made chapbook of What My Family Used. We’re planning an event for May–stay tuned! http://www.georgiaagreeley-artichokepress.com/Artichoke_Press/Home.html