Ploughshares’ Emerging Writer’s Contest deadline is noon April 2, 2013

PloughsharesPloughshares has asked us to announce that its Emerging Writer’s Contest deadline to submit noon EST Monday, April 2, 2013. Submissions open in February 2013.

Ploughshares in 2012 expanded the contest to include fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The winner in each genre is awarded $1,000. Continue reading

Local author to discuss his book on family and brain injury

Larry C. Kerpelman

Larry C. Kerpelman

Larry C. Kerpelman will be reading from his recently published book “Pieces Missing: A Family’s Journey of Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury” at the Maynard Public Library, 77 Nason Street, Maynard, MA, this Thursday, November 15, at 7pm.

The book is about the traumatic brain injury sustained by his wife, Joanie, and her recovery. Continue reading