On May 16th, seven of our authors came to Rochester, New York for CosmoCon to read from their work and celebrate the spirit of Cosmographia. It was an unforgettable event with lots of joy and camaraderie.

We Came Like Spirits of the Wind

Summer Solstic 2019

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Just a quick note that Cosmographia will be at the Ladder Literary Conference this Saturday, June 8, at the Rochester Riverside Hotel. If you're attending, stop by our table and meet Carolyn Birrittella and Linnea Schaefer. 

Cosmographia at "The Ladder"

June 2019

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Salt Water is a record of a particular arc in time, albeit one that encompasses many years. As is often the case, the poems are explorations instigated by a central loss—here, that of the father. 

Laura Johanna Braverman's Debut Poetry Collection, Salt Water

May 2019

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Just a quick note that Cosmographia will be at the Ladder Literary Conference this Saturday, June 8, at the Rochester Riverside Hotel. If you're attending, stop by our table and meet Carolyn Birrittella and Linnea Schaefer. 

A Literary Event for the Mind & Soul

CosmoCon 2019

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Since the beginning of the year, I've been mentoring two brilliant literary types: one in her 30s, in her 20s, on the ins and outs of running a small press.  

National Volunteer Month Thank You

Easter 2019

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Trained in cultural anthropology, Elizabeth Bodien was at first skeptical that past lives even existed, much less that exploring them could heal present-life troubles. .

Journeys with Fortune:

A Tale of Other Lives

Spring 2019

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Touring to support this book has been a fascinating, strange, and wonderfully fulfilling experience. I continue to encounter some of the most talented writers and artists I've ever met.

Robin Sinclair's Notes from the Road

Valentine's Day 2019

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I fell in love with Lore (pronounced Lor-ee), her of my dedication, in high school, senior year. She already had a boyfriend, a year older, who was off at college. Lore asked me out to the Sadie Hawkins dance. I knew she had an away boyfriend, but "what the hell."

My Life Has Been a Love Story

Feburary 2019

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Malaika Favorite's spiritual sci-fi Arrangement in Gray and Black,won the Cosmographia 2018 Spiritual Fiction Prize. 

Announcing the Winner of Our Spiritual Fiction Prize.

January 2019

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Publication of Island Chains by Patti Lavell. Facebook Live Book Discussion with Patti Lavell. Small Business Saturday Discounts and Fun at Our Website

Meet Suspense Author Patti Lavell

Thanksgiving 2018

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Letters to My Lover From Behind Asylum Walls is a modern gothic tale of letters written by Sweet Jane to her lover, Eleanor, recounting and obscuring the dark secret that lead to Sweet Jane being committed. 

Hidden Clues from Sweet Jane

October 2018

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As a reader and writer, I find something deliciously compelling about the early days of our American literary heritage.

On the Pleasure and Terror of the

Early American Gothic Tradition

Autumn 2018

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This is a major moment for me, the release of my first book of poems. A lifelong writer of prose, I never imagined myself as a poet.

Sharon Whitehill on How Her

First Book of Poems Freed Her

September 2018

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Steve Huff has been traveling and researching this (off and on) since early 2016, and this year has spread out his notes and begun to write the posts.

Journey to the Graves of Authors

in Upstate New York

August 2018

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I did not write this book for others to read; I wrote it for the little girl inside of me to read. 

Holley M. Hill on Family,

Subjective Truth, and Healing

Summer 2018

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Elizabeth Osta was a postulant, nun, teacher, and activist with the Sisters of St. Joseph in Rochester, New York. That was in the 1960s and 70s during Vatican II's aggiornamento, or the "bringing up to date" of the Catholic Church. 

Conversation with Elizabeth Osta

June 2018

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John Barrale, winner of the 2018 Cosmographia Chapbook Prize for his collection Poems for the Camel, joins us for a chat about the meaning of transcendence, the ecstatic in literature, and his return to poetry in later life.

Conversation with John Barrale,

Winner of 2018 Chapbook Contest

May 2018

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