Kakalak 2023: Proofs to Contributors Complete

All contributors have been sent proof of your work in Kakalak 2023. Please know this is a courtesy and will not halt the publication’s schedule. If I have not heard back from you by this Friday, I must still go to press.

Even if everything is fine with your piece, your bio, etc., I’d still like to have a reply to the proof email I sent. It is the goal of Kakalak to make every effort to ensure the anthology is the best it can possibly be!

Thank you,
Anne M. Kaylor

Kakalak 2023 Update

We’re working away at combining all your beautiful poems and art to create this year’s anthology!

Contributors, please keep an eye out for the proof by mid-September.

And we’ll have a release date and purchasing information posted as soon as the proof is finalized.

Thanks, everyone!
Anne M. Kaylor

CONGRATULATIONS to KAKALAK 2023’s Winners & Contributors!

June Release: moonShine review Spring/Summer 2023

Our Spring/Summer 2023 issue of moonShine review is here—and what a beautiful collection of stories and photography this time!

We have a quirkier than usual cast proliferating this issue’s pages,
from the unhappy partner searching for answers in Home Depot to
a writing recluse who plots to deceive her readers. Whether merely
eccentric or outright wacky, these voices literally jump off the page
as characters grieve or deny grief, run toward or away from relationships,
and rebel to right unjust wrongs or to just act out.


FEATURED AUTHORS: Joyce Compton Brown,
Katherine Burnette, Debra A. Daniel, Ginny Foard,
Michael Gaspeny, LJ Hippler, Nancy Martin-Young,
Gary V. Powell, Karen Sleeth, Dominik Slusarczyk,
Dennis H. Smith, Alison Stone, Bob Strother, Jessi Waugh

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2023 Spring/Summer moonShine review

moonShine review, volume 19, issue 1


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Thank you for supporting moonShine review!
Anne M. Kaylor
Executive Editor & Publisher

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Kakalak a Hit at The Brandy Bar!

Thanks to Kathleen Calby, the event coordinator, Kakalak 2022 contributors had an awesome time at
The Brandy Bar on May 10. And Kathleen provided photographic proof!

Irwin Weinberger, Kakalak artist,
with his Woody Guthrie cutout.
Kathleen Calby and Nicole Farmer
Kakalakers at The Brandy Bar
Judith Davis presents her art, Snowy Owl.
Paige Gilchrist reads her poem,
“Weep Holes.”

Beautiful Day & Beautiful Reading in Rock Hill!

We had such a great reading at Afternoon of Poetry and Prose April 16! Special thanks to Kakalak Editor Kim Blum-Hyclak, for inviting Kakalak 2022 contributors to this monthly event. And THANKS to the contributors and area poets and artists who participated!

[Thank you, Evelyn Eickmeyer-Quiñones, for providing these great pics!]

Peter Krones reads during open mic while audience members enjoy
the outdoor accommodations at The Mercantile in Rock Hill.

What a Fun Night at Waterbean!

We had a wonderful gathering at Waterbean Poetry Night at the Mic on February 22nd. Thank you so much, Leslie M. Rupracht, for featuring Kakalak 2022 at your reading!

Special thanks also to Kakalak Editor Angelo Geter, for MCing, and to Lynn Farmer, for photographing the event. (Thanks, Leslie, for providing some of these photos!)

And THANK YOU to all the participants and your friends and family members for coming out to celebrate!

Waterbean’s Kakalak 2022 Participants (from left to right):
Lynn Farmer, Joyce Compton Brown, Michael Gaspeny, Gary V. Powell, Leslie M. Rupracht (front),
Steve Cushman, Les Brown, and Fred Pond (not pictured: Charles Israel, Jr.)