Women Celebrate the ’60s &’70s on San Mateo County Fair’s Literary Stage

June 17, 2014

Written by Elise Frances Miller Though we had shared the pages of the anthology, Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the ’60s and ’70s (She Writes Press), my fellow memoirists and I met for the first time at the San Mateo County Fair Literary Stage on Wednesday night, June 11. We were offering Fairgoers a […]

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Why This Book Speaks to Me

January 23, 2014

Written by Dmitri Rusov-Morningstar I’ve read many of the pieces from Times They Were A-Changing, a women’s anthology of the ‘60s & ‘70s, and have been struck by the honesty, courage and brilliance of the authors who contributed. In the ‘60s, there was a popular poster, Chinese, I believe, that said, “Women hold up half the […]

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On the Scene at the Book Launch in Napa

January 1, 2014

Sunday, December 15, 3:00 – 5:00 pm Napa BookMine 964 Pearl Street, Napa CA 94559  Written by Patsy Ann Taylor For me, the decades of the ’60s and ’70s stand out as a time of uncertainty. As a young wife and mother I was not sure if my parents and teachers had prepared me for […]

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WOW! Blog Tour

December 8, 2013

Join us on our Blog Tour! Coordinated by WOW! Women on Writing. WOW! Follow along, comment, win prizes! It’s not too late! The blog tour will continue for two more weeks. It’s a great chance to share your ideas about the value of the anthology and your experience reading or contributing to the book. […]

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A Virtual Book Party

October 13, 2013

Written by Rhonda Rae Baker What happens when several women get together to celebrate the release of Times They Were A’Changing: Women Remember the ‘60s & ‘70s? The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind. Linda Joy Myers, President of National Association of Memoir Writers, opened with a moment of ‘60s music, – “Blowing […]

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On the Scene at the Anthology Book Launch in Berkeley

October 8, 2013

Written by Darlene Frank You had to arrive early to get a good seat, and an estimated 70 people squeezed into the small Books, Inc. store in Berkeley to celebrate the release of The Times They Were A-Changing. The launch party opened with the audience singing the Bob Dylan song of the book’s title. “This […]

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Book Launch Events

August 27, 2013

As our anthology goes into final design and production, our thoughts turn to celebration! Long months of reading, selecting, editing, polishing, and proofing are almost over. Party time! This is a special book with a fabled legacy, the ’60s and ’70s. Its stories and poems evoke those times, but we hope to add a nostalgic […]

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A Forty-Year Hiatus until I Heard the Reveille Again

July 14, 2013

by Tricia Knoll The Best College Verse of 1970  (Laureate Press)–poem printed on page one:             “A Scene” In the black silken lap of Meurtra La Fois Lies the drooling quiet head of Cornelius, her son, Whose eyes slowly spin in rhythm With the gray curls of his dusty hair. […]

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Poetry: My Ticket to Dance

June 30, 2013

Jasmine Belén, Winner of Second Honorable Mention Poetry, shares her love of poetry in both mystical and technical terms. Blog post written by Jasmine Belén: Recently after I reflected on the multitude of poems I’ve created since childhood, I found this ditty titled “Sowing Seeds,” in my adolescent journal. Diamond stairway in the darkened sky glittering steps […]

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Writing My Highs and Lows

May 5, 2013

By Venus Maher Winner of Prose Third Honorable Mention tells how she wrote both the light and dark of her world as a child of a radical hippie mother. The tale of “Tripping On High” began with a vivid memory of Mama in the kitchen cutting the tab of mescaline into quarters. I distinctly remember her handing […]

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