Emrys Journal is joining the Village of West Greenville Art Market on Saturday, July 26! Emrys members are encouraged to by stop by and pick up a complimentary copy of Volume 31 of Emrys Journal. Non-members can buy a copy of the literary magazine for just $10, and other Emrys Foundation publications will also be for sale. The Village Market is open 10-2 and includes fresh produce vendors, visual artists and artisans, and a local band. Food trucks are parked adjacent to the market if you want to grab lunch while you’re there, and homemade doughnuts and coffee are available inside Knack. It is a lovely way to spend your Saturday! The Village Market is located at 1278 Pendleton Street. Come show your support of the literary arts in this flourishing Greenville district.
Emrys has launched the 31st Emrys Journal. Published annually since our organization was founded in 1983, it now receives national and international submissions. This issue includes fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from traditional to experimental. The Journal’s caliber continues to increase, publishing both emerging and established, award-winning writers. Selections in the 2014 Journal range from haunting to hilarious and everything in between.
Terresa Haskew‘s new chapbook, Breaking Commandments is a collection of 25 poems including “Ursa Major,” winner of the Emrys 2013 Nancy Dew Taylor First Prize for Poetry. You may purchase Breaking Commandments from Fiction Addiction or from Terresa’s author page on Main Street Rag. You may contact the author at TerresaHaskew@yahoo.com.
James and Deborah Fallows of The Atlantic visited the Governor’s School as part of their on-line series for the magazine. After the visit, Deborah asked the creative writers to contribute essays about their Govie experiences. She has chosen three of the pieces to feature on The Atlantic.com. This is a huge honor for Cameron Messinides, Shelley Hucks and Jackson Trice, students of Scott Gould. Here’s a link to their work on an international stage: The Atlantic
Ruminate Magazine has nominated Emrys Journal editor, Lindsey DeLoach Jones, for her essay “Fall in Love, Lourdemie”, published in Issue 28, Not Forgotten, and runner up in the 2013 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize.