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Poetry Manuscript SIX awarded To the Lighthouse Prize!

posted by Velma Vitamin


The book was selected by final judge C.D. Wright and will be published by Red Hen Press in 2015.

A new review of WHEN I WAS STRAIGHT at The Rumpus!

posted Jun 13, 2014, 9:44 AM by Velma Vitamin

http://therumpus.net/2014/06/when-i-was-straight-by-julie-marie-wade/

May author events

posted Apr 29, 2014, 2:35 PM by Velma Vitamin

Friday, May 16th, 4:00-5:30 PM, Western Washington University, Miller Hall 156, Bellingham, Washington
WWU Back2Bellingham Alumni Reading: Julie Marie Wade, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, and Joshua Young
Free and Open to the Public
 
Saturday, May 17th, 1:00-3:00 PM, Western Washington University, Old Main Solarium, Bellingham, Washington
WWU Back2Bellingham Panel Discussion: "Writing, Editing, and Publishing," Julie Marie Wade, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, and Joshua Young
Free and Open to the Public
 
Thursday, May 29th, 8:00-8:45 PM, Converse College, Howard Hall, Zimmerli Common Room, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Converse College Low-Residency MFA Program Summer Session: Julie Marie Wade, Visiting Writer, Featured Creative Nonfiction Reading
Free and Open to the Public
 
Friday, May 30th, 10:00-11:30 AM, Converse College, Dalton Auditorium, Phifer Hall, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Converse College Low-Residency MFA Program Summer Session: Julie Marie Wade, Visiting Writer, Craft Talk: "Writing the Surreal Memoir"

Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures has a new cover!

posted Apr 29, 2014, 2:30 PM by Velma Vitamin


The first semester in a tenure-track job...

posted Dec 10, 2012, 1:47 PM by Velma Vitamin

With my first semester under my belt, I think I'm beginning to believe I'm really here at Florida International University, and I hope I get to stay a long, long time:

http://mfacreativewritingfiu.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-mfa-program-welcomes-julie-marie.html

Interview on "Family Matters"

posted Dec 10, 2012, 1:45 PM by Velma Vitamin

My recent interview with Air Schooner, the podcast companion to Prairie Schooner, is available for listening here, along with a brief recorded excerpt from Small Fires:

http://prairieschooner.unl.edu/?q=airschooner/episode-18-family-matters

Bloom Nonfiction Chapbook Prize!

posted Dec 10, 2012, 1:42 PM by Velma Vitamin

I'm thrilled to announce that Bernard Cooper, a long-time literary hero of mine, has selected my long essay, "Tremolo," as the winner of the 2012 Bloom Nonfiction Chapbook Prize.  An excerpt from "Tremolo" will appear in Bloom in spring 2013, and the essay will be published as a chapbook in spring 2013 as well.

http://artsinbloom.com/chapbook.html

My poetry Q & A with _Ghost Ocean Magazine_

posted May 4, 2012, 10:07 AM by Velma Vitamin

Fun times--and a great way to draw National Poetry Month to a close!
 

Coming up in May...

posted Apr 27, 2012, 5:49 AM by Velma Vitamin

I will have the pleasure of giving a reading and craft talk at the Kentucky Women's Book Festival, hosted by the University of Louisville, on Saturday, May 19th.  My reading/ talk is at 2 PM, but the whole day is full of wonderful events, including a reading by Sarabande poet Kiki Petrosino.  Everything is free and open to the public.
 
Details are available here: http://louisville.edu/womenscenter/kwbf

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