C O S M O  L O G

MAY 2019

CONFERENCE, March 15-18: CosmoCon 2019

PUBLICATION, May 7: Publication of SaltWater by Laura J. Braverman

MARCH 2019

PUBLICATION, March 14: Publication of Journeys with Fortune by Elizabeth Bodien



PUBLICATION, January 30: Publication of Trees of Life and Shade by Ron Searls


READING, November 10: Author Patti Lavell read from Island Chains at "Words On the Verge Series" at A Different Path Art Gallery

READING, November 10: Author Robin Sinclair read from Letters to My Lover From Behind Asylum Walls at the "So It Goes" release party at Vonnegutfest 2018"

IN THE MEDIA, November 7: Author Robin Sinclair and Editor Nina Alvarez on WAYO.fm's "The Last Word"




IN THE MEDIA, October 31: Editor Nina Alvarez on Write to Survive Podcast

READING, October 19: Author Robin Sinclair read from Letters to My Lover From Behind Asylum Walls at "Lit Club Presents: Robin Sinclair"

BOOK FAIR, October 13: Rochester Small Press Book Fair. Book signing by Steve Huff, Elizabeth Osta, Fran Morse, and meet-and-greet with Meags Downing

PUBLICATION, October 7: Publication of Letters to My Lover From Behind Asylum Walls by Robin Sinclair

IN THE MEDIA, October 17: Writer Meags Downing and Editor Nina Alvarez on WAYO.fm's "The Last Word"

IN THE MEDIA, October 17: Writer Meags Downing and Editor Nina Alvarez on "The Stuart Bedasso Show"


PUBLICATION, September 8: Publication of Early American Gothic Stories & Poems, compiled by Nina Alvarez



PUBLICATION, August 30: Publication of The Umbilical Universe by Sharon Whitehill



JULY 2018

READING, June 21: Poet Robin Sinclair read at the "8th Annual New York City Poetry Festival" in New York, New York.


PUBLICATION, July 19: Publication of There Is Only Lampyridae by Holley M. Hill

JUNE 2018

READING, June 21: Poet John Barrale reading at the "Thursday Are for Poetry" Reading Series at the Classic Quiche Cafe in Teaneck, New Jersey.


CONFERENCE, June 16: Cosmographia Publisher Nina Alvarez was on a panel "Editing the Artist" at the first-ever Ladder Literary Conference in Rochester, New York.

READING, June 14: Author Elizabeth Osta had a book program and discussion at Barnes & Noble in Pittsford, New York.



MAY 2018


READING, May 26: Author Steve Huff read at Valley Manor in Rochester, NY. 


READING, May 18: Poems for the Camel Chapbook Launch at the GainVille Cafe Reading Series in Rutherford, NJ


READING, May 12: Poet John Barrale read from Poems for the Camel at Cornelia Street Cafe in New York, NY


READING, May 2: Craft talk and reading from author Steve Huff at the GCC in Batavia, NY


POEM OF THE MONTH, May 1: Annette Gagliardi announced as winner of the May 2018 "Poem of the Month" contest at NinaAlvarez.net




APRIL 2018


READING, APRIL 25: Author Elizabeth Osta book discussion at Story and Song Bookstore in Fernandina Beach, FL


PUBLICATION, April 26: Publication of Poems for the Camel by John Barrale

POEM OF THE MONTH, April 1: Bob Canuel announced as winner of the April 2018 "Poem of the Month" contest at NinaAlvarez.net

MARCH 2018


CONTEST NEWS, March 15: Cosmographia announces new contests: Prize for Spiritual Nonfiction and Prize for Spiritual Fiction 

READING, March 13: Author Steve Huff reading at Writers & Books in Rochester, NY

READING, March 6: Author Elizabeth Osta read at Malaprop's in Asheville, NC.

POEM OF THE MONTH, March 1: Aiyah Sibay announced as winner of the March

2018 "Poem of the Month" contest at NinaAlvarez.net



AWARD, February 17: Author Elizabeth Osta won the 2018 Book Island Literary Award for non-Fiction! "For an outstanding non-fiction work with a distinctive voice, compelling story, originality and well-crafted writing, exemplifying the values of reading and promoting literacy."

POEM OF THE MONTH, February 1: Meg Freer announced as winner of the February 2018 "Poem of the Month" contest at NinaAlvarez.net


CONTEST NEWS, January 12: Cosmographia Chapbook Contest closed. Winner to be announced in February 2018.

READING, January 8: Elizabeth Osta read at GRS at Writers & Books, Rochester, NY

POEM OF THE MONTH, January 1: Sharon Whitehill and Ari Gold announced as winners of the January 2018 "Poem of the Month" contest at NinaAlvarez.net



IN THE NEWS, December 22: "Rochester Writers Wrote Some Important Books in 2017," article in the Democrat and Chronicle

POEM OF THE MONTH, December 1: 

Charles Coté announced as winner of the December 2017 "Poem of the Month" contest at NinaAlvarez.net


POEM OF THE MONTH, November 1: John Barrale announced as winner of the November 2017 "Poem of the Month" contest at NinaAlvarez.net



IN THE MEDIA, October 11: Author Steven Huff, Editor Nina Alvarez, and Illustrator Fawndolyn Valentine on WAYO.fm's "The Last Word"

PUBLICATION, October 7: Publication of Blissful and Other Stories by Steven Huff

POEM OF THE MONTH, October 1: Lynne Burnett announced as winner of the October 2017 "Poem of the Month" contest at NinaAlvarez.net




AWARD: Elizabeth Osta's Saving Faith announced as nominee for City Newspaper's "The Best of Rochester: Locally Written Book, 2017"


JULY 2017

IN THE NEWS: "Dream Your Book: Young Press Maps New Territory" article in 585 Magazine


JUNE 2017

IN THE MEDIA, June 28: Elizabeth Osta interview on "The Last Word" on WAYO.org"

PUBLICATION, June 20: Saving Faith: A Memoir of Courage, Conviction, and a Calling by Elizabeth Osta



READING, January 21: Fran Morse Reading, Canned Food Drive, and Book Sale to Benefit Dimitri House at Writers & Books in Rochester, NY


READING, December 19: Fran Morse Reading with ASL Interpreter at Before Your Quiet Eyes Bookstore in Rochester, NY

READING, December 10: Fran Morse Reading and Book Sale at Community Christian Church in Gates, NY


IN THE NEWS, November 5: Profile of author Fran Morse in the Democrat & Chronicle. 

"Dimitri House Director Retires, Shares Stories"





PUBLICATION, October 7: Dimitri House Stories by Fran Morse.




PUBLICATION: The Best of Follow Your Bliss, paperback





IN THE MEDIA, January 3: Nina Alvarez, editor and contributor to The Best of Follow Your Bliss interviewed by Michele Mattia on "The Life's Dash" radio show.

PUBLICATION, January 2: The Best of Follow Your Bliss, 2013 eBook (under Cordage Books)

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