The FinNALA Newsletter
Volume 8, No. 1
© March 30, 2015
Beth L. Virtanen, Editor-in-Chief
Sirpa Kaukinen, Assistant Editor
G.K. Wuori, QC Watchdog
Call for Submissions: Kippis!
Spring New Orphic Review in Print
New Edition of Dreambook (Unikirja)
from Fox Spirit Books
Praise for the collection:
Dettmann's Courageous Footsteps Debuts
“Hey! No fair!” he yelled from the hallway.
American Murder Houses
by Steve Lehto
decades later (and some, centuries later). The story of each murder is told, if we know who did it or why, and what the house has gone through since. I even include the addresses of each. The book was published by Berkley in February and is available nationwide.
Reflections of a Gloomy, Cold Summer Day
in Vehkajarvi, Finland
by Elsie Jaehn
Mountain Writers Series at Vie de Bohème
with Kathleen Halme
—Kathleen Halme’s fourth book of poetry, My Multiverse, was named winner of the 2014 Green Rose Prize at New Issues Press at Western Michigan University. Her first book of poetry, Every Substance Clothed, was winner of the University of Georgia Press Contemporary Poetry Series competition and the Balcones Poetry Prize. Her second collection, Equipoise, was published by Sarabande Books, and her third, Drift and Pulse , by Carnegie Mellon University Press. Her poems have appeared widely in journals, including Ploughshares, Poetry, TriQuarterly, Boston Review, and Anthropological Quarterly.
New Issues Press is offering a 40% discount to friends who order the book directly from them at http://www.wmich.edu/
Halme is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Fellowship in Anthropology, and an Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship. She is a native of Michigan's upper peninsula and lives in Portland.
Join Mountain Writers and the literary community to celebrate the launch of Kathleen Halme’s new book of poetry, My Multiverse , winner of the 2014 Green Rose Prize at New Issues Press.
|This Matjes herring jar experienced an adventure as it|
crossed the Atlantic, but the contents remained intact.
The Homely Vegetable
by Carol Van Der Woude
by Eila Savela
Six Solitary Haiku
by Eila Savela
Hot Romp on the Beach
by Karen Rossi
(AKA Kaarina Brooks)
Barbara has agreed to help out her friend with birthday party preparations—at a nudist beach!A newbie, she's not exactly feeling comfortable with her naked self, and seeing the most gorgeous hunk doesn't help. All she can do is hurry to the safety of her beach umbrella and dream of this look-alike of the statue of David.
WELCOME to the 75th Finnish Canadian Grand Festival and Nordic Fair 2015
June 26 – 28, 2015.