Leigh Anne Jasheway, who won the 2003 Erma Bombeck Humor Writing Award for her essay on how her first mammogram caught on fire, has published a new book, Date Me, Date My Dog: Finding Mr. Right For You and Your Pack. It’s doggone funny. Partial proceeds benefit Greenhill Humane Society in Eugene, Ore. […]
Essays and News
Two of humorist Dale Andrew White’s short story anthologies, Moe Howard Died for Our Sins and Return of the Dittos, are now available in paperback and as e-books. Midwest Book Review calls White “a natural born storyteller with an especial flair for blending fantasy, whimsy, satire and a fevered imagination into original stories that are replete with ribald humor and reader-engaging novelty.” […]
Another Erma Bombeck conference has ended.
I’ll come home and friends will ask, so how was it? I’ll answer: Great, I loved it!
They will raise an eyebrow and wonder why I’m so uncharacteristically enthusiastic. Then they will smile at me the way people do when an older person indulges in reminiscences.
“I’m glad,” they’ll say, and quickly move on, lest I start talking about my love for pressed linens and starched curtains.
No! If you think the Erma Conference is quaint, […]