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Originally from Vermont, I now live in North Carolina. My work can be found in recent issues of REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, The Jabberwock Review, The Emerson Review, Storyglossia, The MacGuffin, Confrontation, Passages North, SmokeLong Quarterly, elimae, wigleaf, and Pank, among others, and forthcoming from Gargoyle #57 and REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters. One of my stories has been translated into Farsi by Asadollah Amraee, and many others by Jalil Jafari, two of which have been published in the Iranian journal, Golestaneh Magazine. For two years I worked as an assistant editor for Narrative Magazine. Currently, I serve as a mentor for Dzanc's Creative Writing Sessions. I'm working on two novels and a short story collection. In May, I was awarded the Carol Houck Smith Contributor Scholarship for the 2011 Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Hunger Mountain Fundraiser

HUNGER MOUNTAIN FUNDRAISING AUCTION ONGOING THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF MAY, 2006

We hope you will join in to help support Hunger Mountain's non-profit Fundraising Auction, featuring items of literary interest for writers, readers and collectors. Many of these items will be made available exclusively during this auction! To view Hunger Mountain's Fundraising Auction items, use Ebay's search tool to find "Hunger Mountain Fundraising" and you'll get a full list of the available items, each with full descriptions and images. www.ebay.com.

New items will be added each Monday through May. This week's new items up for bid: William Blake, "Songs of Innocence", 1911 rare collector's edition with illustrations by Honor C. Appleton; Robert Lowell, "Day by Day", first edition in perfect condition; Patchwork Farm Writer's Retreats Weekend Workshop or a discount on the Scotland Retreat for Writing and Yoga; Nantucket Writer's Workshops for Women 4-day or Weeklong Workshop; and two Manuscript Critiques by Alison Hedge Coke and Bob Hicok. More items are listed below; more Manuscript Critiques and workshop opportunities are forthcoming.

This auction is also the premiere of the Stinehour Broadside Award. Award winners for Hunger Mountain's first three years are Alice Hoffman, Neil Shepard and David Rivard. The Stinehour Broadside Award Series of limited edition, signed and numbered broadsides will be available exclusively through the Fundraising Auction, while supplies last. Broadsides offered in the auction will begin with number ONE of 100, and continue on a consecutive basis as bids are won.

All donations are tax-deductible and support Hunger Mountain's mission to publish outstanding creative work by both established and emerging writers and artists.

FUNDRAISING AUCTION ITEMS

THIS IS ONLY A PARTIAL LIST. TO VIEW ALL AVAILABLE ITEMS, VISIT WWW.EBAY.COM.


BROADSIDES:

Alice Hoffman, Stinehour Broadside Award. This broadside features an excerpt from Alice Hoffman's short story "The Token," selected by Bret Lott from the Fall 2003 Issue of Hunger Mountain, and includes feather artwork. Each broadside is letterpress printed by Stinehour Press of Lunenburg, Vermont, in a one-time edition of 100, each signed and numbered by the author.

Robert Duncan Broadside, signed & numbered

Two Brad Richard Broadsides, signed & numbered

Four new poetry broadsides, measuring 16 x 20 each, published by Alfred A. Knopf, each presenting a selection by a distinguished poet: Arabian Night by James Merrill; Puzzle Piece by Mary Jo Salter; Colored Stones by Richard Howard; Kitty and Bug by John Hollander.

Neil Shepard, Stinehour Broadside Award, This broadside features Neil Shepard's poem, "Leap Day," from the Spring 2004 Issue, selected by Lynn Emanuel, and artwork based on a Sabra Field woodcut. Each broadside is letterpress printed by Stinehour Press of Lunenburg, Vermont, in a one-time edition of 100, each signed and numbered by the author.

David Rivard, Stinehour Broadside Award. This broadside features David Rivard's poem "Self Portrait as a Blind Snowy Owl," from the Spring 2005 Issue, selected by David Wojahn. Each broadside is letterpress printed by Stinehour Press of Lunenburg, Vermont, in a one-time edition of 100, each signed and numbered by the author.


SIGNED MANUSCRIPT:

A signed copy of the manuscript pages of Bret Lott's novel-in-progress, Ancient Highway (due from Random House in 2007), excerpts of which have already appeared in Georgia Review, Colorado Review, and Gettysburg Review. Signed confidentiality agreement required.


BOOKS:

A copy of A Postcard Memoir signed by author Larry Sutin accompanied by 15 vintage postcards from Larry's personal collection.

A Poetry Chapbook Collection from Chapiteau Press including poets Jody Gladding and Wyn Cooper.

James Laughlin, Gists & Piths, A Memoir of Ezra Pound, in a 1982 Limited Edition hardback, one of only 250 copies.

Beautiful editions of new, signed cookbooks from two of Vermont's most renowned country inns: The Dorset Inn in Middlebury (Flavors from the Heart signed by author Sissy Hicks) and The Inn at the Round Barn Farm in Waisfield (Recipies & Reflections, signed by authors Anne Marie Defreest and Annie Reed Rhoades).

The Floating World: The Story of Japanese Color Prints by James A. Michener.

Sonnets From The Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, with illustrations by Fred A. Mayer, printed by The World Publishing Company as an Illustrated Edition in 1937.

THIS IS ONLY A PARTIAL LIST. TO VIEW ALL AVAILABLE ITEMS, VISIT WWW.EBAY.COM.


Thanks for your support!
Caroline Mercurio, Managing Editor
Hunger Mountain, The Vermont College Journal of Arts & Letters
hungermtn@tui.edu

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