Whistling Shade—Issue Launch Party

Join Eat My Words in celebrating the launch of the latest issue of Whistling Shade literary journal. Readers will include:

Chuck Holmes used to live in the Twin Cities. He floated down the Mississippi in an old wooden rowboat, all the way from Minneapolis to New Orleans. He has had work published in the Vermillion Literary ProjectSurfpea PressIowa History Illustrated, and South Dakota Magazine; and a long poem about Amy Winehouse read by Lit Undressed, an Omaha group which does readings in the nude.

Suzanne Nielsen has been published in various literary journals nationally and internationally. She is the author of two collections of poetry, and the story collection The Moon Behind the 8-Ball and Other Stories, all published by So’ham Books. Once upon a time, she wrote a column called Cool Dead People for Whistling Shade.

Morgan Grayce Willow has received a 2017 MSAB Artist Initiative grant to complete her fourth poetry collection. Earlier titles include Dodge & ScrambleBetweenSilkThe Maps are Words. An award-winning essayist, her prose has appeared in Water~Stone ReviewImagination & Place: CartographyRiding Shotgun, and recently the online BoomerLitMag. Morgan completed the book arts core certificate at Minnesota Center for Book Arts and exhibited her artist’s book Collage for Mina Loy in 2016.

Holly Day has taught writing classes at the Loft Literary Center since 2000. Her poetry has recently appeared in Oyez ReviewSLAB, and Gargoyle, while her recently published books include Nordeast Minneapolis: A History and A Brief History of Stillwater Minnesota.