As Poetry Month Approaches, Share Your Writing on Orcas Issues Submissions accepted through month of March

— by Lin McNulty — “Poetry is what happens when language becomes impossible.” –Unknown National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital … Continue reading

Orcas Sends a Troubadour for Our Times to the Big Apple Call to Action: See "The Climate Monologues" and Spread the Word

— a review of “The Climate Monologues” by Margie Doyle — Update: Repeat performance on Thursday, Sept. 15 at Random Howse — Sharon Abreu is an inspired listener. She listens to the stories of West Virginian coal mining families, NW activists, Tribal leaders, Mississippi teachers, a Colorado cowgirl and Orcas’ … Continue reading

Writers: Sign Up for “Local Writers Read”

— from JoEllen Moldoff — SHARK REEF Literary Magazine, founded on Lopez in 2001, is organizing “Local Writers Read” evenings in conjunction with the Lopez Bookshop. Editor Lorna Reese and publisher Iris Graville are compiling a list of writers to invite for these first Friday events (October through May/June) on … Continue reading