We're glad to present a reading by writers published by Broadkill Press and Broadkill River press. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing.
Jim Bourey has had poems appearing in Broadkill Review, Gargoyle, Doable Dealer and Fourth Coast Arts Magazine. His chapbook, Silence, Interrupted (Broadkill Press, 2015) was awarded Best Chapbook by the Delaware Press Association. He was also twice First Runner-Up (2012 and 2016) in the Faulkner-Wisdom Competition.
A native of Milan who survived bombing raids as a child, Laura Brylawski-Miller is a both a poet and fiction writer as well as an essayist and author of medical articles. She has published two books of poetry--The Snow on Lake Como (Washington Writers Publishing House) and Exile in Sarzana (Broadkill River Press)--and has a third, Fools and Lovers forthcoming (Poets-Choice). Her novels are The Square at Vivegano (Washington Writers Publishing House), The Medusa Smile (Washington Writers Publishing House) and The Shadow of the Evening (Eclipse). She also earned an MFA degree in Creative Writing at American University.
Sherry Chappelle won the 2011 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize for her chapbook, Salmagundi. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. She received the Emerging Writers Fellowship for Poetry from the Delaware State Division of the Arts in 2016.
Anne Colwell is both a fiction writer and poet, and an Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Delaware. She has published two books of poetry, Believing Their Shadows (WordTech Press, 2010) and Mother's Maiden Name (WordTech Press, 2013), in addition to Inscrutable Houses (University of Alabama Press), a book about Elizabeth Bishop. She has received fellowships from the Delaware State Arts Council, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Breadloaf Writers Conference. Her work has appeared of is forthcoming in numerous journals and she is the poetry editor for The Delmarva Review.
Sid Gold is the author of three books of poetry, one on the Washington Writers' Publishing House and two on Broadkill River Press, and a two-time recipient of a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award for Poetry. He has had poems nominated for the Pushcart Prize and his work has appeared in Poet Lore, Southern Poetry Review, Tar River Poetry, Fledgling Rag, Backbone Mountain Review, Flock, and Gargoyle, among other journals and reviews. His fourth book, Crooked Speech (Pond Road Press) is forthcoming late in 2017.
H.A. Maxon is the author of seventeen books of poetry, fiction and literary criticism. More than eight-hundred of his poems, stories, reviews and interviews have appeared in various magazines and journals. He holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Mississippi and has taught for forty-two years. He recently received First Prize--along with co-author Claudia H. Young--for their novel, Comfort, from the Delaware Press Association.
Amanda Newell won the 2010 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize for her chapbook, Fractured Light, and her work has appeared in Delaware Literary Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Poet Lore, storySouth, War, Literature and the Arts and Zone 3, among other reviews. She received the Patricia Dobler Poetry Award at Carlow University in 2015, in addition to scholarships to the Broadloaf Writer's Conference and The Frost Place. Just this year she completed her MFA at Woodrow Wilson College.