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Pear Noir Features Author's Poetry
Los Angeles, CA--Editors of the independent literary journal Pear Noir, announced the publication of its new issue featuring the poetry of UCLA Extension Writers’ Program instructor Carolyn Howard-Johnson and other poets like Dana Mazur, Tao Lin, Peter Schwartz, Molly Reid, and Jessica Hoard.
The journal is dedicated to showcasing the talents of new and established writers. It is published in small print editions available at http://pearnoir.com/current.htm
Howard-Johnson's poem " Death by Ferris Wheel” appears in this issue. Her poetry has appeared in literary journals like the Mochila Review, Banyan Review and Poetic Voices. One of her poems won a reader award at The Pedestal Magazine.
Howard-Johnson has studied at UCLA with Suzanne Lummis, editor of Speechless the Magazine http://www.speechlessthemagazine.org/ where her chapbook Tracings, winner of Military Writers Society of America’s Award of Excellence and published by Finishing Line Press, was featured in 2005.
The poet's literary novel, This Is the Place, has won eight awards. Her book of creative nonfiction has won three. Her newest chapbook She Wore Emerald Then: Reflections on Motherhood, was coauthored by Magdalena Ball and proudly self published in the tradition of poets for centuries. She is also an authors’ advocate as author of the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally series of books for writers (www.howtodoitfrugally.com).
Learn more about the Pear Noir and how to order a copy at: www.pearnoir.com/current
Learn more about Carolyn Howard-Johnson at http://carolynhoward-johnson.com.
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