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Magdalena Ball and Carolyn Howard-Johnson's Collaborative Chapbook Honored
Monday, October 19, 2009  7:47:00 PM

by Carolyn HowardJohnson



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Poetry chapbook that lets you celebrate gift-giving occasions for mothers better is honored by USA Book News.

M E D I A   R E L E A S E

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Carolyn Howard-Johnson

E-mail: HoJoNews.aol.com

 

Reflections on Motherhood a Prize Winner

 

Award-winning Poets From Two Hemispheres Awarded for Chapbook

 

"a different kind of future

airy and permanent

the dry bliss of yellow bows

and shiny shoes"

 

 

She Wore Emerald Then: Reflections on Motherhood was conceived by Californian Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Aussie Magdalena Ball as part of their poetry chapbook series designed to commemorate holidays; their efforts were rewarded October 19 when it was named as a finalist for poetry book by USA Book News.

 

They believe that many need an alternative to the cloying greeting cards usually available for mothers' birthdays, Mother's Day and other holidays in card shops for about the same price as a card but--being poetry--with a high perceived sentimental and monetary value..

 

Howard-Johnson's first chapbook, Tracings (Finishing Line Press) was honored for excellence by the Military Writers Society of America and named to Compulsive Reader's Ten Best Reads. Her poetry has also been published in journals like Pear Noir, Montana State University's literary magazine, Writings from the River, Mt. St. Mary’s College journal Mary, The Pedestal magazine and in the soon-to-be released anthology by UCLA’s own Suzanne Lummis. She is the author of several other award-winning books. She is also an instructor for the UCLA Extension Writers' Program.

 

Ball’s novel Sleep Before Evening received unanimous 5-star reviews for its linguistic beauty and the intensity of its plot. She is also the author of an award-winning poetry chapbook Quark Soup, and a nonfiction book The Art of Assessment: How to Review Anything. Her website The Compulsive Reader, http://www.compulsivereader.com/html, has become a benchmark for high quality online literary criticism.

 

Artwork for She Wore Emerald Then is by May Lattanzio. She is a freelance writer/photographer, and author of Waltz on the Wild Side -- An Animal Lover's Journal and contributor to Native West's anthology Least Loved Beasts of the Really Wild West - A Tribute".

 

Learn more about Magdalena Ball at http://www.compulsivereader.com/html/images/MediaRoom.htm

 

Learn More about Carolyn Howard-Johnson in the Media Room at www.HowToDoItFrugally.com

Find a catalog of Lattanzio's writing at http://maylattanzio.blogspot.com and her photographs  at http://www.jpgmag.com/people/may or  http://www.thelensflare.com/u_may.php.

Find She Wore Emerald Then is available on Amazon at: http://budurl.com/MotherChapbook

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Books by
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Sublime Planet, A Chapbook Celebrating the Planet and Universe





The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward--Winner 3 Awards

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The Frugal Book Promoter: Second Edition

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Blooming Red: Christmas Poems for the Rational

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Imagining the Future: Ruminations on Fathers and Other Apparitions

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Cherished Pulse--Give It to Someone You Love





This Is The Place, By Award-Winning Author Carolyn Howard-Johnson

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