Catherine Gammon

The composition is the thing seen by everyone living in the living they are doing, they are the composing of the composition that at the time they are living is the composition of the time in which they are living… Gertrude Stein

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A wonderful review

Today at The Rumpus, this brilliant review of China Blue“Child As Mother To The Woman” by Geri Lipschultz

A few new things…

Just a link or two …

First, the recording of the June 24 China Blue reading party at White Whale Bookstore, available to watch on Facebook

Next, a new online publication, “Buffalo,” at The Blood Pudding

Finally, a new short publication in the new print issue of Always Crashing, first page only in the photo.

Celebrate on June 24

Join us for an online celebration of the publication of China Blue. With thanks to White Whale Bookstore and Bridge Eight Press.

https://bookshop.org/books/china-blue-9781732366770/9781732366770

China Blue (Apr. ’21)

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Readers!

Order through Bookshop or directly from Bridge Eight Press.

Now available for pre-order

Order now directly from Bridge Eight press.

Some good news in challenging times

First, my novel CHINA BLUE will be published in spring 2021 by Bridge Eight Press. They have posted a beautiful announcement in appreciation of the manuscript, and I look forward to working with them on it.

And second, “Ursula and Will,” which appeared in the Winter 2019 Missouri Review, is now available to read online, here.

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New stories forthcoming…

“Eudora Loved Her Life” in the fall issue of Cinncinnati Review.

“Ursula and Will” in the winter issue of Missouri Review.

 

Nightbirds in an Age of Light

Invocation,” the opening chapter of my novel exploring the Salem witchraft trials, recently appeared in the New England Review, and NER followed up with this generous online interview.

The novel, NIGHTBIRDS IN AN AGE OF LIGHT, remains unpublished and available for consideration by editors and agents.

 

 

Beauty & the Beast

Jennifer Vosters (@JAVosters) has just reviewed my collection Beauty and the Beast on Grab the Lapels (self-coverBBpublished with lulu.com in 2012), and I couldn’t appreciate her response more.

Please give her review a read and consider picking up the book — directly from lulu.com or from Amazon.

In Pittsburgh once again …

Got the garden in …

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Got some house plants …

… and some painting done …

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Got the cat …

 

Saw some Juliet excerpts appear at The Collagist

 

Went to Brooklyn to sew …

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… and to sit with Reb …

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And I’m getting ready for one more event …

 

Writing As A Wisdom Project

9:00 – 5:00 on Saturday June 17, 2017, Stillpoint Zen Community, Lawrenceville

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Combining meditation in the Zen tradition with the practice of imaginative writing, this workshop invites intimate and creative study of the mind. Read the rest of this entry »