Flash fiction by Claudia Serea

Claudia Serea's 'flash fiction' featured in this summer's issue of Cake Magazine: http://cake-magazine.co.uk/buy/cake-6-lemon-drizzle/

The Syrian Refugee Crisis with Diego Cupolo and Rahawa Haile

(June 17, 2014 | Brooklyn, NY, USA) – Join Diego Cupolo freelance journalist, photographer and author of “Seven Syrians: War Accounts From Syrian Refugees” and Rahawa Haile for a presentation and discussion on the Syrian Conflict, June 17th, 2014 19:00 at the WORD Bookshop, 126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, New York.

Join the facebook event here.
"A voice is missing from the international debate on the Syrian War. Throughout the conflict, world leaders have focused discussions on chemical weapons and radical fundamentalists while the Syrian people, civilians and refugees remain effectively absent from the conversation. Yet, as the war continues without foreseeable end, the simple truth is Syrians are dying and whether through bombs or sarin gas, the largest portion of the casualties are civilian.”

The book presents the personal experiences of seven Syrian refugees, providing readers with eyewitness accounts of the protests that led to the Syrian war, the violence that followed, and the journeys undertaken by thousands of civilians to flee their homeland in search of safety in neighboring countries. Photo portraits of the storytellers glare back from the book's pages as tales of impossible struggles unfold and bring attention to the most serious refugee crisis the world has seen in 20 years.

SEVEN SYRIANS: War Accounts from Syrian Refugees by Diego Cupolo; 86 pages; $18.88. January 2014. Full-Color.

*$2 of your purchase will go directly to the A HEART FOR SYRIA, a charity organization supplying humanitarian aid to Syrians displaced by the ongoing war. At least twice a month, a container-load of clothing, blankets and medical supplies leave the port of Montreal to help civilians inside Syria. 

About the Author
Born in Mexico City to Italian parents, Diego Cupolo began his journalism and photography careers in New York City and has continued his work while residing in Montreal, Quebec and Buenos Aires, Argentina. He serves as Latin America regional editor for Global South Development Magazine and works on the road as an independent journalist, having reported on Syria, Turkey, Bulgaria, Nicaragua, Peru and Chile. His written and visual work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Associated Press, The Village Voice, The Australian Times, Discover Magazine, Canadian Dimension Magazine and Diagonal Periodico. Visit his web site for more information: http://diegocupolo.com/

About A HEART FOR SYRIA
A HEART FOR SYRIA is a charity organization supplying humanitarian aid to Syrians displaced by the ongoing war. At least twice a month, a container-load of clothing, blankets and medical supplies leave the port of Montreal to help civilians inside Syria. Find out more on how you can help at: A Heart For Syria Organization

Reading / Discussion Event:

The WORD Bookshop,
126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, New York.
19:00, June 17 2014

Claudia Serea's prose poems

"The dark silhouette of a house" by Claudia Serea featured in Cease, Cows. See it here:
http://ceasecows.com/2014/03/19/the-dark-silhouette-of-a-house-by-claudia-serea/

Abyss and Apex feature Darren C. Demaree

Darren C. Demaree's "A Brief Suspension of History" featured in the latest issue of Abyss and Apex - Magazine of Speculative Fiction. See it here: http://www.abyssapexzine.com/2014/04/a-brief-suspension-of-history-32-amd-33/

"The Collector Clouds" by Claudia Serea

Claudia Serea's prose poems "The Collector Clouds" featured in the January issue of Narrative Northeast. See it here:

http://www.narrativenortheast.com/?p=883

Author DIEGO CUPOLO presents his "SEVEN SYRIANS-War Accounts from Syrian Refugees" at Concordia University, Montreal, CANADA at 16:00 Monday, April 28th, 2014.

Join freelance journalist, photographer, the Latin America editor of The Global South Development Magazine, and author of Seven Syrians: War Accounts From Syrian Refugees, published by 8th House Publishing for a presentation and discussion on the Syrian Conflict.

Concordia University,
Hall Building H-1220,
Montreal, CANADA
16:00 Monday, April 28th, 2014.

The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series & Claudia Serea, March 19, NYC

The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series is pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, March 19th will feature Claudia Serea, Allan M. Jalon, and Eamon Loingsigh. 
The Back Room @ Jimmy's No. 43 - 43 East 7th Street, New York City, NY

http://guerrillalit.wordpress.com/2014/03/04/wednesday-march-19th/

A stellar review of Claudia Serea's "A Dirt Road Hangs from the Sky"

A stellar review of Claudia Serea's "A Dirt Road Hangs from the Sky" appears in the Ragazine. Read Barbara Rosenthal's review here:
http://ragazine.cc

Toasted Cheese Literary Journal reviews "As We Refer to our Bodies"

Another great review of Darren C. Demaree's "As We Refer to our Bodies": Shelley Carpenter's review of Darren's latest work is featured in the Toasted Cheese Literary Journal. Read the full interview here:
http://tclj.toasted-cheese.com/2014/14-1/as-we-refer-to-our-bodies-by-darren-c-demaree-reviewed-by-shelley-carpenter/

Ovenbird Poetry hits the scene

Darren C. Demaree and Christopher Michel introduce Ovenbird Poetry. Check it out:
http://ovenbirdpoetry.com/

Ben Ladouceur on Jeremy Hanson-Finger's 'Saintliness/Slowdive'

Ben Ladouceur discusses Jeremy Hanson-Finger's Saintliness/Slowdive in his blog on literature:
http://benladouceur.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/nostalgia-to-me-reading-inwords-chapbook-series-8/

Smoking Glue Gun, Darren C. Demaree and "We are Arrows #2"

Smoking Glue Gun publishes Darren C. Demaree's "We Are Arrows #2". Read it here:
http://smokinggluegun.com/2013/06/01/darren-demaree/

The Bad Version and Darren C. Demaree

"The Bad Version" showcases two poems by Darren C. Demaree. See them here:
http://thebadversion.com/author/darrendemaree

OpenBookToronto interviews Jeremy Hanson-Finger

OpenBookToronto interviews Jeremy Hanson-Finger. Read it here:
http://www.open-book.ca

Jason Price Everett featured in "The Apiary Literary Magazine"

The Apiary Literary Magazine features Jason Price Everett's "Chengdu Afternoon". Read it here:
http://apiarymagazine.com