I’m utterly honored to have been invited to read for ZYZZYVA‘s October 18 Lit Crawl Event. ZYZZYVA at Lit Crawl October 8, 2014, 8:30pm Blue Macaw 2565 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94110 It’s sure to be a fun night – hope to see y’all there!
It was such a pleasure to speak with Kiala Givehand, Founding Editor, Generations Literary Journal. Click here to catch the interview, if you’re curious about the convo or the emerging role of fiction chapbooks in today’s publishing landscape. (That’s right, poets: we’re stealing that shizznit back!)
. . . to Women’s Quarterly Conversation for publishing such a thoughtful profile. I realize if we lived here we could be home by now. So how do you suggest we communicate? Do we receive and appropriately reciprocate the words of another? Do we communicate the internal gestures of our own healing or projection of … Continue reading
Link up with Soma in Seattle on Wednesday, February 26, at the Kore Press Best of 2012 reading or Thursday, February 27, at Book-It Theatre’s event, The Stories She Carries. Best Of 411: Feb. 26, 5:30-7:00pm @ Black Coffee Coop 501 E Pine St, Seattle, Washington 98122 View Map · Get Directions A reading to celebrate the Best of … Continue reading
Bay Area folks: come through SF next month for RADAR. What better way to spend your Thursday evening than being read to like a baby? Catch Soma Mei Sheng Frazier, Rhiannon Argo, Ginu Kamani and Cheryl Dumesnil at 6pm sharp. Soma will read a story recently accepted by ZYZZYVA and/or other new work. (You know writers: … Continue reading
A story from Collateral Damage: A Triptych is being adapted for the stage by Seattle’s award-winning Book-It Repertory Theatre, which will celebrate the 2014 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference by partnering with five writers to produce this event: THE STORIES SHE CARRIES What: An hour of short plays and readings from AWP writers When: February 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM Where: The … Continue reading
Check out Soma’s award-winning story, “Everyone Is Waiting,” in the current issue of Glimmer Train (Issue 89). An excerpt from NewPages.com’s review of the issue: “’Everyone is Waiting’ by Soma Mei Sheng Frazier tackles another timely theme—how first-worlders respond to oppression—in an edgier way. The narrator, a dentist whose wife has recently died, is moved by written … Continue reading
Big props and many thanks to visual artist Cassia Beck for allowing RopeWalk to use her striking piece, “Jump the Gun,” as cover art for Collateral Damage: A Triptych.
Publication date: November 15. Snag a few gift copies of this little fiction collection in time for the holidays, personalize them with an inscription, and voila: you’re Santa and a philanthropist. $1 from every book sold supports First Place for Youth: an Oakland-based nonprofit providing intensive services to foster youth at the critical juncture when they “age out” … Continue reading