Community No. 32

In this week’s community, we feature works by Lucia Orellana Damacela and Gary Singh.

LUCIA ORELLANA DAMACELA

Lucia is the author of Life Lines, (winner of The Bitchin’ Kitsch Chapbook Competition, 2018), and Sea of Rocks, forthcoming. Her poetry and prose have been published in both English and Spanish in more than twelve countries. Lucía has lived in the Americas, Europa and Asia, tweets at @lucyda and blogs about her writing at notesfromlucia.wordpress.com.

Title: Installation
First Line(s):
Trey was used to visitors who were there simply because they hadn’t found anything else better to do on a rainy day. Or who seemed to think they were at a museum.

URL: https://jellyfishreview.wordpress.com/2017/09/22/installation-by-lucia-damacela/

Genre: Fiction
Publication Date: September 22, 2017
Journal: Jellyfish Review – https://jellyfishreview.wordpress.com/submissions/

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Title: Bird Dreams
First Line(s):
They could be confused with a shadow,
a dormant construction of the morning

URL: https://tinhouse.com/bird-dreams/

Genre: Poetry
Publication Date: October 11, 2018
Journal: Tin House – https://tinhouse.com


GARY SINGH

As a scribe, Gary Singh has published over 1000 works, including newspaper columns, travel essays, art and music criticism, profiles, business journalism, lifestyle articles, poetry, and short fiction. He is the author of The San Jose Earthquakes: A Seismic Soccer Legacy (2015, The History Press), and was recently a Steinbeck Fellow in Creative Writing at San Jose State University. http://www.garysingh.info

Title: The Absurdist Son of an Immigrant Grapples with Comprehending His Google News Feed
First Line(s):
Google News tells me academics in India are robbing literature of any personal touch. Poor literature breeds poor syllabus breeds poor literature, a vicious cycle while banner ads of Clarks walking shoes keep stomping across my laptop.

URL: https://burningword.com/2018/07/the-absurdist-son-of-an-immigrant-grapples-with-comprehending-his-google-news-feed/

Genre: Poetry
Publication Date: July 2018
Journal: Burningword Literary Journal – https://burningword.submittable.com/submit

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Title: Low Season in Grado
First Line(s):
Before the high season
when the bandsaw chorus of German tourism
begins to slice through the simplicity,

URL: http://lowestoftchronicle.com/issues/issue35/garysingh/

Genre: Poetry
Publication Date: September 2018, Issue 35
Journal: Lowestoft Chronicle – http://lowestoftchronicle.com/submissions/

 

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