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A FEW FAVORITE WORDS ABOUT WORDS Helen Keller sums it up: “Literature is my Utopia.” Carl Sagan amplifies: What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you’re inside the mind… Continue reading PATTI WRITES


The Las Vegas Literary Salon team says THANKS! The response to our book launch featuring Tapestry: Tales, Essays, Poetry was amazing. We were busy greeting everyone and failed to count noses, but the guesstimate was forty attendees, twelve of whom were writers represented in the book. We also want to thank Jan and Frank Beurskens… Continue reading TAPESTRY NOW AVAILABLE

The Transmogrification of My Hands

Edwina P. Romero                                                               Once nimble-fingered, strong, and knuckle-crackable, my hands have become autonomous lethal weapons always at the ready to attack my sense of self, to confound me, and to turn an innocent, heretofore intuitive movement into a booby trap. I tape a package and tape sticks to my thumb; I pull gently at… Continue reading The Transmogrification of My Hands

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