Anchala Studios Presents The Collection: Flash Fiction for Flash Memory
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UPCOMING EVENTS Spring 2018
Sunday, June 3, 2018 | 2:00 to 3:30 PM
Bridging Distance: Connecting as Memory Changes “The shortest distance between two people is story.” - Patti Digh
Come listen to a conversation between writer Anne Anthony and Orange County CARES team member Marie Dagger about ways to connect and reconnect with friends and family experiencing memory change. Anne recently released an anthology of flash fiction, The Collection: Flash Fiction for Flash Memory, that benefits life-long readers experiencing memory changes. Through Orange County CARES programming, Marie provides education to families, professionals, and local businesses on memory changes and techniques for interacting with those with dementia.
After their short conversation, sit back and enjoy local authors reading their original flash fiction stories. Get carried along a path of unexpected plots that warm the heart, give chills, stir laughter and surprise.
Authors include: Anne Anthony, Sharon Bader, Zachariah Claypole White, Chris Coulson, Gregg Cusick, Paul Deblinger, Susan Emshwiller, Linda Johnson, Judith Lessler, Jane Shlensky, and Caren Stuart.
Flyleaf Books 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Chapel Hill, NC Free and open to the public.
June 6, 2018 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM
An Evening of Storytelling Telling stories offers an engaging way to connect and reconnect with friends and family—especially those who may be experiencing memory change. The recently released anthology of flash fiction, The Collection: Flash Fiction for Flash Memory, benefits life-long readers by offering them a quick ‘flash’ of story.
Sit back and enjoy local authors reading their original flash fiction. Get carried along a path of unexpected plots that warm the heart, give chills, stir laughter, and deliver surprise.
Authors include: Anne Anthony, Sharon Bader, Zachariah Claypole White, Gregg Cusick, Paul Deblinger, Linda Johnson, Judith Lessler, Ashley Memory, and Caren Stuart. Scuppernong Books Event date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 7:00pm Event address: 304 S. Elm St. Greensboro, NC 27401 Free and open to the public.
April 1, 2018 & April 8, 2018 Listen to Kacey Morabito Grean's radio interview of Cathleen O'Connor on her Health and Happiness Show - Shine On with Kacey. (The interview starts at 11:38 minutes into Kacey's show.)
March 27, 2018 Southern Neighbor's article covering the March 2nd Book Launch Event at the Orange County Public Library. Check out photos from the evening HERE.
March 7, 2018 | 8:45 AM (Central Time) TV anchor LeAnne Taylor interviewed writer, Karen Thrower, on the News On 6. Karen is a native Oklahoman, wife, and mother to a rambunctious four-year old. Her flash fiction, Bingo!, brings forth the heart of a son’s bittersweet memory of his father. Watch the interview HERE.
March 2, 2018 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM Book Launch On Read Across America Day, Anchala Studios celebrated the release of the anthology of flash fiction selected for readers with memory loss, their families, friends and anyone who loves a well-spun story. Writers performing: Ashley Memory, Anne Anthony, Chris Coulson, Dori Dupré, Susan Emshwiller, Linda Johnson, Sharon Bader, Zachariah Claypole White, Gregg Cusick, Jane Shlensky, Paul Deblinger, and caren stuart. (UK writer, Debbi Voisey's story, Spark, read by Anne Anthony.) Photographers present: Tricia Leaf, Nena Callaghan, and Samantha Hess. Check out photos from the evening HERE. Read Southern Neighbor's article about the event HERE.
March 2, 2018 | 9:35 AM (UK TIME) Ben Jackson interviewed Jessica Jones, one of our contributors from across the pond, who talks about hear her talk about her story, The Williams Sisters and The Curios Incident in The Collection: Flash Fiction for Flash Memory. Listen to Ben Jackson's interview HERE.
March 1, 2018 | 8:00 - 9:00 PM (EST) International Women's Writers Guild: Member Spotlight Greta Sesheta interviews Anne Anthony and Cathleen O'Connor, co-editors of The Collection: Flash Fiction for Flash Memory, Listen to the webinar recording HERE.