Alice Kight‘s poetry ”The Candidate’s Wife“ and “Speechless Love” and “On Thursday” a poem by Marilyn Slade, have been published in From Benicia with Love, a poetry anthology of Benicia First Tuesday Poetry Group.
Eight members of Tri-Valley Writers were published in All That Remains, the Las Positas College 2013 anthology. A publication ceremony celebrated these and other authors on May 11, 2013, where they each received a complimentary book.
Hector Timourian: “Abraham’s Hope” – First Prize Winner
Deborah Jordan Bernal: “Get Off the Road” and “Dreams”
Susan Condeff: “Pen Over Paper”
Alice Kight: “Summer” and “John Denver’s Voice”
Marilyn Slade: “Freedom”
Stacey Gustafson: “Hair Today Gone Tomorrow” and “He’s Not That Into Me”
Julaina Kleist-Corwin: “Stepping Stones”
Mary Ann Shaffer: “The Medic”
Four members of Tri-Valley Writers have been published in the Winter 2012-2013 issue of The California Writers Club Literary Review. Congratulations to poets Jamuna Advani for “Vengeance” and Alice Kight for “Papa’s Turn” and to fiction prose authors Paula Chinick for “Hidden Discovery” and Julaina Kleist-Corwin for “Fried Chicken Talks.”
Eleven CWC Tri-Valley members have been published in Immersion, the January 2013 Oakland Anthology: Beth Aaland (1923-2012), Jan Davies, Arleen Eagling, Neva J. Hodges, Alice Kight, Julaina Kleist-Corwin, Carole MacLean, Reme Pick, Julie Royce, Marilyn Slade, and Linda Todd.
California Writers Club Tri-Valley members Marilyn Slade, Sherry Smith, Alice Kight, and LaDonna Fehlberg won numerous awards for a juried poetry exhibit at the Alameda County Fair 100th anniversary celebration. Poems were read on June 24 and published in the 6th Annual Poetry Reading Book.
Marilyn Slade won the Fair Theme Award with “The Honorable Mr. Alameda County Fair Speaks.”
Sherry Smith won a Silver award with “Selling Flowers in Jerusalem.”
Four CWC Tri-Valley poets were honored at Livermore in Art & Words artist reception April 14, 2012. Among the poems displayed were “Devinely Vine”, “Imagine This” and “Like Fine Wine” by LaDonna Fehlberg; “Welcoming Committee” and “Visit to Alden Lane” by Alice Kight; “Vineyards of Livermore” and Twenty Minutes to Sunset” by Marilyn Slade; and “No Half Measures,” by Hector Timourian. The poems are displayed with others throughout April at The Prudential California Realty office gallery in Livermore.
“Breathing Lesson,” Alice Kight‘s poem in the Benicia Love Poem contest, was published in the Benicia Patch, January 11, 2012.
Jackie Bardsley and Alice Kight will both be featured in the Ina Coolbrith 2011 anthology to be published in November. Bardsley’s “The Seduction” and Kight’s “Tomorrow’s Roses” will appear in the anthology named for California’s first poet laureate (1915).
California Writers Club Tri-Valley celebrates with these members published in Illuminating Echoes, Las Positas anthology, released at an author’s reception Saturday, May 14, 2011.
Poetry: Alice Kight (Library Hideout and I Walk Out Early); Deborah Grossman (Prayer and Washing Up); and
Ronnie Holland (The Phone Call, Daphne’s Pedestal and My Mother’s Violets).
Prose: Patricia Bacon (All About Dorrie); Margarite Guy (The Artichoke Thief); Camille DeFer Thompson (Affirmation); and Elena Manzo (The Coffee Shop).
Books are available at Livermore campus.