Review: The Lucky Hat

Review: The Lucky Hat, a children’s picture book by a local Flagstaff writer Reviewed by Angelé Sionna   The latest children’s book by Flagstaff writer Matthew Henry Hall is also the latest release from the Grand Canyon Association. The Lucky Hat is a local story that connects people through place and time. It takes readers along … More Review: The Lucky Hat

Unzip Me

Unzip Me by Hannah Baggott Production by Gabriel Max Starner, Heather Hayden, and Joel Lain. After Samuel Beckett. – Hannah Baggott holds MFA from Oregon State University and is now a Lecturer of English at UNC Pembroke. She is a regular contributor with PDXX Collective and winner of the 2015 Jan and Marcia Vilcek Prize … More Unzip Me

Vintage Binoculars

Vintage Binoculars by Leah Browning Danny found them on a shelf at the back of the shop.  The thin leather strap was worn to a string on one side, and missing its snap, but someone had looped it through and tied it in a knot.  They were otherwise in good condition, for their age. He took them to … More Vintage Binoculars

The Reason I Read: Or Seven Synchronicities I’ve Had With Books Lately

The Reason I Read: Or Seven Synchronicities I’ve Had With Books Lately by Elizabeth Hellstern Carl Jung coined the term synchronicity, saying that events are “meaningful coincidences” if they occur with no causal relationship, yet seem to be related. For me, synchronicities mean that I’m on the right path. They give validation to my muses, to … More The Reason I Read: Or Seven Synchronicities I’ve Had With Books Lately

Join us for the Thin Air-hosted NonfictioNow 2015 reception

You’re invited! Join us for the Thin Air Magazine-hosted NonfictioNow 2015 reception When: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 6-7pm Where: NAU’s Liberal Arts building (18), in the main first floor lobby (outside room 120) (MAP) Cost: Free There will be light snacks and lots of good conversation. Open to everyone interested in nonfiction writing, even if … More Join us for the Thin Air-hosted NonfictioNow 2015 reception

Free writerly events in Flagstaff related to the NonfictioNow conference

Check out all of these free, awesome nonfiction events open to everyone in conjunction with the NonfictioNow conference here in Flagstaff this week… Thursday 29 October The Dimensional Essay: A Reading and Performance of Multiform Nonfiction 8.15pm Weatherford Hotel This reading will take place in the ballroom and bar of the Weatherford following Maggie Nelson’s … More Free writerly events in Flagstaff related to the NonfictioNow conference

New chapbook contest

Eggtooth Editions is holding its first chapbook contest, in conjunction with the Northern Arizona Book Festival and Narrow Chimney Press. The contest is open to any writer working in English who has not previously published a full-length book (defined as a solely authored work of more than 50 pages, self-publishing included). They are accepting “original, … More New chapbook contest

Literally Spooktacular – A Halloween lit event in Flagstaff

This Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 7-8pm, join us for “Literally Spooktacular” at Fire Creek Coffee Company. This fun and free literary event features an open mic where you can share your own spooky stories (of fiction or CNF) and poems or read a favorite classic tale. There will be a costume contest and spooktacular … More Literally Spooktacular – A Halloween lit event in Flagstaff

Lipan Point

Lipan Point by Jessica Dorow This photo was taken at South Rim, Lipan Point, Grand Canyon National Park. It’s very easy to get to. You can take H64-Desert View Dr. The road is paved the whole way. Lipan Point overwhelmed me with its beauty, so much so, that I cried tears of joy.