Joseph Malham, author of John Ford: Poet in the Desert" is an iconographer as well as a writer. Currently, Mr. Malham is an artist in residence at St. Gregory the Great Church in Chicago. You can read about his artist's studio and see images of his beautiful images of angels and saints in "The Icon Man" just published The Almanac Mag.
WGN TV's Larry Potash interviewed Lake Street Press author Joseph Malham on his new book, John Ford: Poet in the Desert. If you missed the August 26, 2014 interview, you can watch it here. Enjoy!
Joe Malham's interview on WGN TV with Larry Potash
The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame's fourth annual silent auction is being held Aug. 24, 5-8p.m. at the Haymarket Pub & Brewery.
The money raised goes to sponsoring youth writing awards, the CLHOF's Fuller Award ceremony, and other events and partnerships. The night will also include NBC's Chicago Fire star David Eidenberg as this year's special guest!
For registration for this event, click here.
The International Women's Writing Guild is hosting their 37th Annual Summer Conference in Litchfield, CT. IWWG welcomes both beginning and advanced writers to four days of writing, community, and over 15 creative workshops.
In 2011 LSP published Jillian Maas Backman's Beyond the Pews: Breaking with Tradition and Letting Go of Religious Lockdown. Three signed copies are available via a Goodreads giveaway ending July 16th.
For more information and a chance to win visit here.
The Chicago Writer’s Association is currently hosting a number of events which bring published writers, freelancers, and those who have a passion for writing together to share their work and meet others in the Chicagoland area. A number of speakers, discussion panels, and presentations are lined up for Summer 2014.
Their upcoming event, on July 31st, is a free networking mixer hosted by the CWA and the Illinois Women’s Press Association. It includes guest speaker Heidi Stevens, a reporter and columnist from the Chicago Tribune.
Writer and author of three titles, Jill Pollack, branched her love of reading and writing into a project called StoryStudio Chicago. StoryStudio provides the opportunity for eager writers of all ages to hone their craft through a series of workshops and classes geared towards those in the Chicagoland area. Pollack teaches both business and creative writing classes and manages to lead the Chicago Literary Alliance and continue her own writing in her spare time.
Pollack’s three works include, Shirley Chisholm, Lesbian and Gay Families: Redefining Parenting in America, and Women on the Hill, a History of Women in Congress. She has also written for various magazines and newspapers.
The mission of the studio, to develop their students’ written voices, has resulted in courses such as “Real World Grammar”, “Live Lit Bootcamp”, and “Novel In A Year”. Pollack and StoryStudio’s work in Chicago has formed an uplifting and encouraging community of aspiring writers.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Irish American Heritage Center 3:00 p.m.
4626 N. Knox Avenue
Joseph Malham and the Irish American Heritage Center are proud to present a discussion of Malham’s new book: John Ford: Poet in the Desert. Books will be available for purchase and signing. All are welcome.
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Iconographer Joseph Malham, author of John Ford: Poet in the Desert, has created a new painting of John Ford in Monument Valley. Signed, limited edition, 16" x 12" prints are now available for $100. Contact lsp@lakestreetpress to place an order.