Monthly Archives: July 2013

July poem of the month contest winner!

I’m going to assume lots of people were off enjoying vacations and didn’t have time to write poems in July, since I received only seven entries. Still, those seven poems are fine sensory explorations, and I’m glad to have them. … Continue reading

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Manchester Twp. Buffy Andrews signs two additional book contracts

Manchester Township writer and Daily Record/Sunday News features editor Buffy Andrews signed two more contracts in July 2013.

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Pieces for Mom’

If you love horror, guts and blood with a good story to boot, pick up “Pieces for Mom.”

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Join the NewsVroom for a program on blogging at Kaltreider-Benfer Library

The York Daily Record/Sunday News will bring The NewsVroom to Kaltreider-Benfer Library in Red Lion Aug. 12, 2013, for a program on best blogging practices.

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‘The Wildwater Walking Club’ by Claire Cook

Teresa Cook reviews “The Wildwater Walking Club” by Claire Cook in this July 30, 2013, post.

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This week: Dirk Shearer talks underground comics at Guthrie Memorial Library

Spring Grove artist Dirk Shearer will present a program for tweens and teens on underground comics 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 2013, as part of the 2013 York County Libraries summer reading program.

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Romance review: ‘The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire’ by Abigail Gibbs

This week’s book, “The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire” took a few days to read. It was more than 500 pages long. While enjoyable at the moment, I found “The Dark Heroine” to be ultimately forgettable. I feel like … Continue reading

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Windsor Twp. writer translates memoirs of her mother, a Ukraine immigrant

Windsor Township writer Tina Kane translated her mother’s memoirs, which follow her life in Ukraine and Russia in the 20th century, from Russian to English in November 2012.

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“Rape Joke”: An important political poem, and the responsibilities of poetry

I’m a person who believes in the many, many functions of art: first, to move us, perhaps to inspire us to make our own art; secondly, to connect with and communicate to us, to show us different vantage points, perspectives … Continue reading

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York native Ken Ludwig fosters kids’ love of the Bard

Ken Ludwig’s ‘How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare’ is based on positive experience with his own children.

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