Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Rest in peace Grandmama Wanda!

The world lost a strong voice this time! visit http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-poet-wanda-coleman-67-has-died-20131123,0,2667185.story#axzz2lVcs6IgO  for details. This blog post is dedicated to Wanda Coleman and her protege The Late Meriline M. Murphy who left us back in 2003.  I have no doubt they are together in Heaven eating greens and swapping poems. Here's what's going on this time:

1.Beyond Baroque: 15 December, Sunday - 2:00 PM THE GREAT BEYOND OPEN READING
Our every-third-Sunday open reading series hosted by JESSICA CEBALLOS welcomes poets and writers of all ages. 5-minute limit. Featuring KAREN RIGBY. Sign-up starts at 1:45 PM.
FREE, but donations are always welcome. 681 North Venice Blvd. Venice, California 90291
(310) 822-3006  http://www.beyondbaroque.org  

2. Sunday 12/15/2013 at Lift Bridge Books 45 Main in Brockport, NY 585-637-2260 Start: 2:00 pm End: 4:00 pm Please join us for our Annual Holiday Author event. Here's a list  of the local authors who are planning on attending. They will have their books for sale and will have the opportunity to read from their work. Signed books make a great holiday gift! - Sue Boracas, Carol DuPre, Sue Savard, Frank Judge, Rick Iekel, Bill Nielsen, Larry Berger, Ron Mazzarella, Rachel Doll, Ted Auble, David Seaburn, Reginald Prior, Niki Barrie, Eric Evans, Sheryl Stewart, Craig Raleigh, Mary Grace, Carolyn LaDelle Bennett, Tim Arsenault, Mike McCarthy, Sybil Reich, Julie Daugherty, Bill Andrews, Mark DuPre, Lorna McDonald Czarnota, Marilyn Wright, Margot Fass and Armen Pogharian

3. Word up! A Tuesday night featured and open at: Freakin' Frog 4700 S Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119 7-9 p.m. call to make reading arrangements.

4. https://www.facebook.com/groups/professionalpoets/  check it out! 

5. Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials for youth. Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature and media experts, the awards encourage original and creative work in the field of children’s and young adult literature and media.
The 2014 Youth Media Award announcements will take place during the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibition at 8 a.m. ET, on January 27, from the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.  The ALA also will offer a live webcast of the 2014 announcements.

6. For those of you who don't know I do have books available. Please visit http://www.skysajeenterprise.com and click on the Products link for a complete list or click on the Services Link for a complete list of  what I actually do for a living.  Again  , RIP Wanda Coleman and Merline M. Murphy.  See you next time.Oh by the way, I also  have an Amazon.com Affiliate e store where I sell my books and those of my friends and clients. check it out at Edit http://astore.amazon.com/skysajeenterp-20  The Holidays are coming up after all and books do make for great gifts!   Again, see you next time!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Yet even more stuff happening for the Ha-Ha days!

Hi folks : This is the busiest time of the year for events !   Let's get right to it, shall we?

1.Subscribe to Poetry magazine. Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on tumblr Share on email Print NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS Order a subscription for yourself  Order a gift subscription Order a student subscription   Promotional code?
New subscribers will need to wait 4-6 weeks to get your first issue. International subscribers need to wait 7-9 weeks.DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS Poetry is now available through the Apple Newstand.

2. The National Speakers Association has multiple conferences coming up. Chose the one that's best for you at: http://www.nsaspeaker.org/attend 

3.I think most of you know him from readings or meetings.  You might also know
that when he's not writing poetry, He makes his living doing house cleaning and yard work.  If you or anyone you know is looking for those services please call me, David Michael Nixon, at 585-865-0965.  You can also email me at this address dmnpoet45@gmail.com, but I have to go to the library to access my email account, so I don't check it regularly.  I can get back to you sooner if you phone.Thanks for your consideration. David Michael Nixon
4. Don't miss this one!  a Special holiday reading featuring " Laughing" Larry Berger, Lu Highsmith , Dane Kemp and  Elder " Tweedy" Cox- Robinson on Sunday December 8th 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at Books Etc. 78 West Main Street,  Macedon NY  call 585 474-4116 or e-mail  books_etc@yahoo.com  for directions and additional info. This event is made possible in part by a grant from the New york state council on the arts as arranged through Poets and Writers inc. The participants are very grateful for the support. 
5.Lift Bridge Book Shop 45 Main St. Downtown Brockport, NY 14420  585-637-2260 We are making preparations for our annual Local Author Holiday Extravaganza this year to be held on Sunday December 15, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Lift Bridge Book Shop. See you there!

6. Dead poets night at the Art Bar reading in Buffalo NY presented by David Clink. : The Art Bar Poetry Series is now held in the second floor lounge of The Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Avenue, just east of Broadview Subway Station. With a great stage and sound system, comfy leather armchairs and a full bar at the back of the room, we hope you will join us at our new home!Click for more info: http://www.artbar.org/

See you next time!       

rRobinson - See more at: http://www.nsaspeaker.org/attend/?inf_contact_key=baaf253ba5c040c48a0d142dc2c4e97489239dcebb90ef6f57c3a8856e1903ef#sthash.zEUt50OC.dpuf

Bundle Pricing - Available until December 3 (or While Seats Last)

- See more at: http://www.nsaspeaker.org/attend/?inf_contact_key=baaf253ba5c040c48a0d142dc2c4e97489239dcebb90ef6f57c3a8856e1903ef#sthash.zEUt50OC.dpuf

Bundle Pricing - Available until December 3 (or While Seats Last)

- See more at: http://www.nsaspeaker.org/attend/?inf_contact_key=baaf253ba5c040c48a0d142dc2c4e97489239dcebb90ef6f57c3a8856e1903ef#sthash.zEUt50OC.dpuf

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Even mMre Stuff Going on for the Ha-ha Days!

Hi Folks: It's that blog update time again! Let's get right to it, shall we?

Registration for the 9th annual ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO, being held April 24th-26th, 2014 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, is now officially open to the public. For the entire month of November, Early Bird pricing – the lowest pricing of the year – will be available for all who register.  www.ascap.com/expo

2. M.O.U.F. PEACE presents SPOKEN FUNK- ONE NIGHT ONLY, a Spoken Funk show with a twist. Along with the poetry, comedy, games, and prizes, we mix it up with some dance. Be there for the BIGGEST Spoken Funk show in history.  Advanced Tickets $10 @ The door $15.  Will be held at Chuco's on 1137 Redondo Blvd, Inglewood.  ADVANCED TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Spokenfunk.com

17th Annual Rochester Children’s Book Festival Saturday, November 16, 2013 10am – 4pm at MCC http://www.rochesterchildrensbookfestival.com/

4. World Book Night! April 23, 2014 register by January 1, 2014 to participate http://www.us.worldbooknight.org/

5. Sunday December 15, 2013  Annual Local Authors Extravaganza

At Lift Bridge Books Shop 45 Main St. Brockport, NY 14420. 585-637-2260 2-4 p.m. call to get place on the list to receive more info.

6. Undergraduate/faculty reading series  featuring Robert Glick  and William Consagara Francis open to the public! Food and refreshments will be provided. The next reading will take place at 5 p.m. on Nov. 21 in the RIT Campus Center Reading Room.
For more information about the free series, contact Glick at robert.glick@rit.edu. Interpreters will be provided upon request.

See you next time!

Friday, November 1, 2013

More Stuff Going On.

Hi Again: Here's the most recent calendar info:

1. I'll be presenting my "So you want to get into print?" workshop covering the publishing industry on Sunday  November 10th 2013 from 4-5:30 P.M. At Books Etc. 78 Main Street In Macedon ,NY (585) 474-4116 see http://calendar.yahoo.com/books_etc to verify.

2. On Friday November 15th 2013 I'm one of the 10 Authors participating in the "New Writer's " night at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Webster, NY  Here's the info:Author Signing. Start the season off by supporting local authors from our community! This very special event will feature over 10 area authors looking to introduce themselves and their work to readers of all genres.
Friday November 15, 2013 7:00 PM Towne Center at Webster Towne Center, 1070 Ridge Road, Webster, NY 14580, 585-872-9710 come join us and learn who the other 9 might be.
3.  November 16th and 17th I'll be joining the folks participating in Astronomicon 12 visit: http://astronomicon.info/ to learn how to Join us!
4. Reading for Christmas with Larry Berger Sun, Dec 8 2013, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM  with Christian Poets: Dane Kemp, Lu Highsmith and Elder Tweedy Cox- Robinson at Books Etc. 78 West Main STMacedon, New York 14502

(585) 474-4116

5. Issue 73 of The Pedestal Magazine will post on December 21, 2013. We will be receiving submissions of poetry from September 1-November 30. Please read below for further information regarding desired content and submission procedures. As editors of The Pedestal Magazine, we intend to support both established and burgeoning writers. We are committed to promoting diversity and celebrating the voice of the individual. All queries should be sent to pedmagazine@carolina.rr.com.

6. Hello all! My name is Sara Rose Salih. I am a brand new author and my first book should be available this fall on Amazon. I was wondering if anyone would be interested in a brief interview over your writing style, regime, and influence on social media for my website. The interview could be strictly by email, or which ever way is easiest for you. If anyone is interested in being interviewed you can contact by email: Flyingunicorn99@yahoo.com. Thanks! :)

See you next time!