CAVEAT LECTOR just published my new short story, NO BANANAS, about an elderly Jewish Vaudeville comic named Pearl Adelberg. I sent it to so many places and most of the editors loved the story but didn’t think their readers would understand the references. It was finally accepted by a young Asian editor. 🙂 http://www.caveat-lector.org/2702/pdf/2702_fiction_shapiro.pdf
I had an electrician in, a guy in his twenties, to replace a dimmer switch. He went out to buy one because he didn’t read what I ordered. (Even sent a picture of what I needed in advance.) Along the way, he lost his company iPad. When he finally finished the job, he left behind […]
http://www.playbill.com/article/broadways-the-little-foxes-opens-april-19 So fortunate to have seen Laura Linnie and Cynthia Nixon in Lillian Hellman‘s Little Foxes, regardless that the young woman in front of me had her hair in a tall topknot and wagged her head the whole play.
This is a great venue. If you win, you win international attention. The attention of agents. An opening to the larger publishing world. Upcoming deadline: New Writer Award: 1st place $2,500 and publication. Deadline: 6/30. (The Fiction Open and Very Short grace periods end on 5/10.) Dorothy Howland Burmeister in Bellmore NY, 1947 Open only […]