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

Tag: Fiction

A few more new things …

Two new and newer short publications —

“In the future perhaps he will have another chance” at Vol. 1 Brooklyn, August 1, 2021

“Agency” at Orca : A Literary Journal, November 2021

May we all enjoy!

And while we’re reading, not to be missed (although we’re past the halfway point, the pace remains meditative and unhurried)—take a look at #TolstoyTogether, reading War and Peace with A Public Space, discussions following on Twitter at the hashtag …

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.

“Eudora Loved Her Life”

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Cincinnati Review 16.2

Now available, with my recent story “Eudora Loved Her Life.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The novel, NIGHTBIRDS IN AN AGE OF LIGHT, remains unpublished and available for consideration by editors and agents.

 

 

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 »

I Came Back to Green Gulch…

I led the New Year’s retreat, offering Writing As A Wisdom Project and related dharma teaching, then became the Green Gulch tenzo. So much to say about this and nothing to say. So much to learn, constantly being learned. Not a lot of sleep. Not a time or place for writing. Family far away. Little time online. Little daily news. And beautiful Green Gulch … beautiful place of practice. A perpetual dilemma …

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Meanwhile I gave a Sunday dharma talk … accessible via Dropbox with this link: Finding Stillness in the Midst of the Hurly Burly.

Shortly before I came back, a couple of short fictions appeared in the world — “What is Romeo?” at The Collagist and “In Absence” at Kenyon Review Online.

I hope something in this strange assortment of offerings strikes a chord. And may this quick and summary post find everyone well and happy and enjoying friends and peace.