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  • Thursday, July 30, 2020
  • 2:00 PM
  • Digital Village


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Please join IWWG members and supporters for our All Voices Open Mic! You may choose  to do a 3- minute reading or listen in. 

Our IWWG Bi-Monthly Open Mic is thrilled to feature author Lynne Barrett and poet Eileen Cleary on Thurs., July 30, 2 p.m., ET, LIVE ON ZOOM and free to all. Lynne will be reading fiction and Eileen will be reading poetry.


Lynne Barrett
Lynne is the editor of the new anthology Making Good Time, True Stories of How We Do, and Don’t, Get Around in South Florida. Her third story collection, Magpies, received a Florida Book Awards gold medal, and her recent writing appears in The Hong Kong ReviewNew Flash Fiction ReviewMystery TribuneNecessary FictionThe Miami RailRiver Teeth, and Flash! Writing the Very Short Story. Her handbook, What Editors Want, guides writers through the submission process. A recipient of the Edgar Award for best mystery story, Barrett teaches at Florida International University and edits The Florida Book

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Eileen Cleary

Eileen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Lily Poetry Review and Lily Poetry Review Books. Her poetry collections include Child Ward of the Commonwealth (MSR Press, 2019) and 2 a.m. with Keats (Nixes Mate, 2020.) In a review of Child Ward of the Commonwealth, Dennis Daly, in the Somerville Times, writes,Poignant to the point of defining poignancy, Eileen Cleary’s first book of poems, Child Ward of the Commonwealth, shakes the soul with her truth-telling narratives of childhood trauma and dysfunction. Cleary somehow melds a mature poetic sensibility with a child’s wide-eyed ability to see the world’s wreckage with wonder and awe.” Eileen’s recent work appears in Sugar House ReviewThe American Journal of PoetryWest Texas Literary ReviewJAMA, among other journals. Learn more at Lily Poetry Review 

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