FW: [Stories] New Literature & Art in Bham!
From: Jim Reed [mailto:jim@...]
Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 5:17 PM
Subject: [Stories] New Literature & Art in Bham!
Stop, look and listen!
The newest incarnation of the Birmingham Art Association Gallery (now
located on Birmingham's Southside) will host publication of the latest
edition of the Birmingham Arts Journal this Friday from 6 till 8pm.
Artists and writers who have appeared in this quarterly-published series
of books will be on hand to read from their works and talk about their
art, according to Journal editor, Jim Reed.
"This latest book features an incredible array of local and regional
talent," Reed explained. "Southern writers and artists featured include
Alabama Poet Laureate Sue Brannan walker, novelist Lynn Pruett, poets
Dana Wildsmith and Tom Gordon, humorist Stan Holifield and children's
author Yvonne Willie. In fact, everybody featured in this issue has
something important to say or see."
The book contains art and written works from more than two dozen
creative minds, including Mark Barrett, Ambrose Bierce, Brian Brown,
Elsie Busby, Perle Champion, Ione Citrin, Peter Donahue, Margaret
Harrill, Michael Hinckley, Jude Johnston, Karim Latif, Irene Latham,
Whitney Major, Michael Moore, Arden Moser, Susan Murphy, Jim Reed, Emily
Kate Rubio, David Thornbrugh, Caitlin Wilson.
The new issue of Birmingham Arts Journal goes on sale next week.
Also on view at the opening reception/reading will be works by member
artists of the Birmingham Art Association, including award-winners Terry
Strickland, Andrew Tyson, Gerda Carmichael, Evelyn B. Jackson, Arlene
Prince, Rick McCrary, Michael M. Moore, Leanna Leithauser Lesley,
William E. Colvin, Larry O. Gay, Sandra Rice, Esther Levy, Heidi Bowman,
Meredith L. Cantor, Russ Ferrell, Janice Cook, Joye Hansford, J. Paul
Williamson, Mary Lynne Robbins, Susan Kotler, Richard DiMarzo, Ahmad
Austin, David Bass, Mickie Blackwell, Heidi Bowman, Beth Bradley, Jim
Burnett, Gerda Carmichael, B. Cawley, Jr., William E. Colvin, Fay Cox,
Judy Davidson, Carl Dunson, Jeff Faulk, Ray Folds, Lynn Fowler, DC
Gwinup, Joye Hansford, Jayne Harrison, Martha Hopkins, David Huber,
Leslie Hutto, Jennifer Johnson, Beverly Klamer, James Knowles, Susan
Kotler, Leanna Leithauser Lesley, Mitzi J. Levin, Esther Levy, Teresa
McCay, Rick McCrary, Nicole Bakane McKinney, Jacob Middlebrooks, Sofia
Mirelman, Jack Moore, Charles T. Murphy, David Murray, Liz Reed, Iris
Rinke-Hammer, Mary Lynne Robbins, Stephen Smith, Dorothy Underwood, Ann
Vaphiades, Linda Walden, Meagan Washington, Diane Evangelista Wood.
Editor Reed points out that the Journal is published by the
all-volunteer, non-profit Birmingham Art Assocation, founded in 1908.
Staff includes poetry editor Irene Latham, production editor Kathy
Jolley, art editor Liz Reed, and photographer David Murray.
"And watch out for the October issue, when Alabama poet Andrew Glaze
will head a lineup of poets, authors and artists!"
Birmingham Arts Journal Reception:
Friday, July 9, 6 till 8pm.
Location: Little Market International/Birmingham Art Association Gallery
3205 Second Avenue South (just 2 blocks east of Pepper Place)
Birmingham Arts Journal $4 per issue, $14 per year, tax deductible
Next issue goes on sale October 9, 2004.
Check out our website at: http://www.jimreedbooks.com