October WordFest returns to The Brits

On Tuesday, October 2, WordFest will be meeting at The Brits, 1427 Commerce Avenue, in Longview, 6:00-8:00 PM.

Leslie Slape from the Storytellers Network will be hosting the event.

Poet and novelist Carolyn Caines will read a series of poems from her newest book, A String of Perils, Poems of Hurt and Hope.  Carolyn is also the author of the novel, Passage to Love, an Ellis Island Story, and an earlier collection of poetry, In the Noiseless Night, Poems about Childhood in the ‘50s.

Charolette Conklin will be reading “Oblivious”, a short story appearing in the Chicago literary magazine Rambunctious Review. Charolette, along with Mary Stone, teaches a creative writing class through Longview Parks and Recreation.

Sally J. Jones will be reading “Prayer for Worn Moccasins,” which is appearing in the WordFest holiday anthology later this year, and also a short story about a woman in a rehab facility,

The Brits offers a full dinner menu as well as selection of wines and beers for those who wish to enjoy a meal and beverage with the readings.