I am just back from an incredible visit to Seattle, where I attended my second-ever AWP (Associated Writers and Writing Programs) conference. So much activity, so little time!
I enjoyed a few precious days surrounded by other writers, books, and infectious energy, and am still processing it all: the meaningful conversations I had with old and new friends, the magic of the book fair and the intriguing panel discussions I sat in on.
One of the people I met “IRL” after communicating via email for several months now, was Robbin Farr, co-founder and editor of River Heron Review. I began corresponding with Robbin last summer, when she informed me that my poem, “If the Fragment Is the Story,” was a finalist in the 2022 RHR Poetry Contest. I was (and am) so honored at the recognition. River Heron Review will be hosting a Zoom reading for the finalists and winner of that competition, and I’m planning to participate. I’ll be reading my finalist poem and one or two more (which I haven’t decided on yet…)
The event will be held at 7 p.m. Eastern Time on April 5, 2023. Register here to get the Zoom link and please share with your friends! Bit.ly/RHR-Ap5
Hope to see you there!