My latest newsletter is here with updates, recipes, the lovely Sofia Ali-Khan and her new book, a tree fact from Z, and much more!
I'm honored to share that Farmer-ish has nominated my essay, Winter Song, for a Pushcart Prize. Here's the first part of editor Crystal Sands' introduction to the nominations for 2022, and you can read all the wonderful nominees' work (and the rest of Crystal's kind words) here.
The latest issue of my newsletter, The Red Eft, is here! It has a couple summertime recipes, some writing updates and reading recommendations, a science fact from my eldest daughter, and it also features a profile of the wonderful Jena Schwartz, queen of writing prompts and hanging with her adorable English bulldog below.
I'm teaming up with the Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area to offer a "Writing through Grief" workshop on the evening of August 3, 2022. Details below!
The latest issue of my newsletter, The Red Eft, is here! It features writer Nick Regiacorte and his new book of poems, American Massif, some writing and volunteer updates, reading recommendations, a handful of rhubarb recipes, and some goat facts from Zoe. You can read the newsletter here.
Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance (MWPA) recently started a project called Read & Loved which "spotlights hidden gems by Maine writers." Taryn Bowe, the Associate Director of MWPA, recently selected my essay, "Winter Song," to be featured in Read & Loved. You can read Taryn's comments in the Read & Loved post here. Anyone can submit to Read & Loved, so if you love a piece of writing by a Maine author, you can learn more about the process and submit here.
May is Stroke Awareness Month (it also happens to be Brain Tumor Awareness Month), and through my brain injury work, I was recently invited to have a conversation with Ralph Preston, a stroke survivor, brain injury advocate, and videographer, to talk about brain injury and the power of telling and sharing stories. You can find the recording here.
My latest newsletter is here, and it has a new name: the Red Eft. What on earth is a red eft? Read on to find out. This issue features artist and writer Emily Knowles, a couple recipes, writing updates, and reading recommendations, as well as a tree fact from Zoe. Happy reading!
My latest newsletter has arrived. It features Andrea Lani's forthcoming book, "Uphill Both Ways: Hiking toward Happiness on the Colorado Trail," a tiny cat knitting pattern from Ravelry, some reading recommendations, and more! You can find the newsletter here. Want to receive the newsletter in your inbox? Sign up here.
The folks at Farmer-ish recently reached out to let me know that they were nominating my essay, "Winter Song," for a Maine Literary Award. I'm grateful to them for their belief in the piece. The essay is about a dog, winter memories, and grief, as well as restoration and hope.
Photo credit: Натали Хмельницкая, Unsplash
Sarah Kilch Gaffney lives and writes on a little piece of land in Maine.