Dec. 12, 2006: My short story “Accomplices to a Tradition,” one of a series set in Kazakhstan, has been accepted by Rosebud Magazine—a highly regarded journal described by one reviewer as “Somewhere between the old Collier’s and The New Yorker”—to appear in issue #38 in April 2007.
Oct. 30, 2006: I received an acceptance from the Blue Earth Review, the official literary journal of Minnesota State University—Mankato, for my poem “Little River Almanac.” Look for it in their upcoming Spring 2007 issue.
Aug. 28, 2006: I began my first day of classes as an English and Creative Writing instructor at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. My contract is for one academic year.
Aug. 16, 2006: I will be making my second appearance at The Jazz Factory in Louisville for their “Jazz and the Spoken Word” series. Please click on the link above for more information about and directions to this great jazz club.
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[Later note: The link has been removed because, sadly, The Jazz Factory is now defunct.]
Aug. 15, 2006: My Bernheim writing fellowship officially concludes.
Aug. 9, 2006: In conjunction with the Full “Red” Moon Night Hike, I will give a public reading at the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. The reading is free of charge and does not require registration. It will begin at 8:00 p.m.; please bring yourself, your loved ones, and an interest in literature. The hike will begin at 8:30 p.m. and requires advance payment and registration. For more information, please visit Bernheim’s website. For directions, click here.
Aug. 8, 2006: My website goes live! www.Jeff-Fearnside.com
July 23, 2006: Interview with author Wendell Berry at his Kentucky hillside farm.