Published by Cedar Creek Publishing for the Blue Ridge Writers Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club, the Blue Ridge Anthology 2013 is an impressive collection of writing in poetry and prose. I had the honor of being invited to provide a story for the anthology, so it includes “In the Palace of Cortes,” a piece I did a few years ago after a visit to Cuernavaca, Mexico. (Not the Blue Ridge, but it does take place in a mountainous region.)
Earlier this week, my writers group, SWAG Writers, hosted a reading at the Shenandoah Valley Art Center to promote the anthology. Six contributors read–three of us reading from the book, three others reading other work–to an audience of more than 20 in the main gallery at SVAC. (The gallery was hung with the colorful work of artist Joe Garber, which made a beautiful backdrop for the event.)
It was a very nice event and we hope to continue our relationship with SVAC for future readings.