For Immediate Release
Local Poet Published in Award-Winning Review Journal
Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s poem from her unpublished chapbook Nushu and Other Silenced Voices, “The Writing Woman” will be published in the next issue of Flagler University’s Flagler Review (FLARE .
The poem, from Howard-Johnson’s unpublished Nushu and Other Silenced Voices,encapsulates the chapbook’s theme with these lines, from the prologue poem, “The Writing Woman:”
“Must our skin or religion be the same
to know the clockworks
of our fellows. Does being the same
let us see in focus or does it force
FLARE, the literary magazine of Flagler College has published a print edition of poetry, fiction, art and nonfiction every fall for more than a quarter century. It also has published an online edition since 2104. It won first place in the College Media Association’s 2015-16 Pinnacle College Media Awards and Four-Year Literary Magazine of the Year, College Media Association’s 2015-16 Pinnacle College Media Awards and was a third place, Four-Year Literary Magazine of the Year in 2014-15.To read the online edition or learn about submitting work, visit: theflaglerreview.com
Flagler was founded in 1968 in historic St. Augustine, FL. On 19 acres, the centerpiece of which is the Ponce de León Hotel, built in 1888 as a luxury hotel. The architects were John Carrere and Thomas Hastings, working for Henry Morrison Flagler, the industrialist, oil magnate and railroad pioneer.
Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s poetry appears frequently in review journals. She is listed in Poets & Writers highly respected catalog of poets and her chapbook of poetry, Tracings (www.bit.ly/CarolynsTracings), published by Finishing Line Press was given the Award of Excellence by the Military Writers Society of America. She is an award-winning novelist and short story writer, was given her community’s Diamond Award for Achievement in the Arts, and honored by members of the California Legislature as Woman of the Year in Arts and Entertainment.
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