a journal of the arts...
Worlds into words into WORLDS

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Editor, Pam Uschuk will teach at magnificent Ghost Ranch (where Georgia O'Keefe painted) in Northern New Mexico the first three weeks of January 2018. WRITING THE SACRED IS A intensive three week hands-on mixed genre writing course in memoir, lyric prose & poetry includes field trips to Okey O'Wingeh Pueblo, Santa Clara Pueblo, Albuquerque Museum of Art, a hike in Bandolier National Monument, Taos, Santa Fe and Chimayo. Source material are works by Indigenous and Latino writers, N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Marmon Silko, Joy Harjo, Natalie Diaz, Sherwin Bitsui, Layli Longsoldier, Rudolfo Anaya, Demetria Martinez, Luis Alberto Urrea and others. This is a stellar program. Housing and meals and transportation from and to the Albuquerque airport are provided. If you've wanted time to write as well as writing prompts, feedback and guidance, sign up. Last year students gave this course rave reviews. Many of Pam's students have published books from the work they've written in her classes. Here is the link:
We are delighted to announce our judges for the 2018 Literary Awards.  THE CONTEST OPENS JULY 30 AND 

Patricia Spears Jones, Joy Harjo Poetry Contest 

Mona Susan Power, Rick DeMarinis Short Story Contest

David Quammen, Barry Lopez Nonfiction Contest