No stranger to the doughnut, veterinarian David Abramowicz believes there is no better way to start one’s morning than with a smile and a doughnut. He’s just published 101 Doughnut Proverbs, a delightful collection of humorous adages related to the beloved pastry. […]
Essays and News
(On the anniversary of Erma Bombeck’s death, Sharon Short writes about the humorist’s enduring appeal in her new column, “Literary Life,” in the Dayton Daily News. Here’s an excerpt from Sharon’s April 22 debut column.)
I am delighted and honored to launch a new column today — Literary Life.
I will share the stories of book clubs, writing groups, writing workshops and published writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays in the greater Dayton area. […]
Gina Barreca launched her publishing career with They Used to Call Me Snow White…But I Drifted: Women’s Strategic Use of Humor. University Press of New England is re-releasing the book with a new intro exploring the last two decades of women’s humor. Ms. Magazine calls Gina a “feminist humor maven” and Dave Barry grudgingly concedes she’s “Very, very funny. For a woman.” […]
Three of Terri Spilman’s humorous essays have been published in Not Your Mother’s Book: On Being a Woman,” part of a new and edgy humor anthology series. “The workshop gave me invaluable experience and the confidence to officially label myself a “humor writer” and pursue outside publishing opportunities,” says the blogger from Carmel, Ind. […]
Jill Fales believes if you “can find joy between the lint and never ending stream of dirty socks, you can find joy everywhere, everyday.” She’s just published her first book, My Laundry Museum & Other Messy Gifts of Motherhood. […]