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One Breath, Then Another Show & Book Release Party!

Posted by Amanda Miller on January 21, 2013 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Saturday March 9th, 2013

7:30pm

FREE!

Dixon Place

161 Chrystie Street  New York, NY 10002

Memoir Excerpt Selected for Runaway Parade Anthology

Posted by Amanda Miller on December 6, 2012 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

http://amzn.to/TFSzuR

Features poetry, writing and visual art. $5.99 on Amazon

New Monthly Reading/Music Series!

Posted by Amanda Miller on August 31, 2012 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Lyrics, Lit & Liquor!

A new monthly music/ reading series at The Parkside Lounge hosted by me!

317 E. Houston St. NY, NY 10002

Upcoming shows:

Tues, Sept 18

Tues, Oct 9

Both 7:30-9

Readings of Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Plus the off-the-page solo arts of storytelling and spoken word

Musical Performances: Bands, Singer/Songwriters, Jazz Singers

Message me if you're interested in participating!

I'm a regular contributor for Love Your Rebellion!

Posted by Amanda Miller on August 13, 2012 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

An excerpt from my book is published on Love Your Rebellion, a site dedicated to feminism, body acceptance and sex positivity. I'm now a regular contributor :) http://bit.ly/NuIf4R

Book Launch Party for So Long: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance

Posted by Amanda Miller on August 6, 2012 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Parkside Lounge. 317 E. Houston St. NY, NY

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 7:00pm until 8:30pm

I am very excited to announce that I have had a chapter from my memoir published in an anthology called So Long: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance.

In order to celebrate, I will be hosting a book launch party with literary readings and live music as well as a sneak peak at the solo show I've been working on about studying yoga at an ashram in India. I hope you can join!

I am thrilled to present this amazing lineup:

MUSIC by:

Rachel Ries http://rachelries.com/

The Kissing Club http://www.kissingclubmusic.com/

Erin Glass

READINGS by:

Amy Dupcak http://www.no-alternative.net/aboutamy.htm

Scott Hess http://www.scottalexanderhess.com/

Tyler Nesler

Me :)

Here's more info about the book:

SO LONG

Editor CoCo Harris has gathered together a number of gifted writers and poets who take us through their personal assortment of memoirs. Reading these accounts is somewhat like window peeking into private lives. These fertile and varied collections of remembrances are unique in demonstrating how stories, vigorously written and connected by a common theme, can become compulsive page turners. The stories speak to the power and poignancy of everyday people living through extreme circumstances. They ignite memories not thought about for years of family, friends, coworkers and incidences struggling to be re remembered.

So Long: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance will travel from the night stand to the coffee table and recliner. It will be handed off from neighbor to neighbor and read at house parties as are all the best poems and stories of our personal histories.

⎯Gerald A. McBreen, Poet Laureate Pacific Washington

So Long: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance poignantly bears witness to the impact and transformative power of death on our lives. It offers open and intimate views of some of the many ways people cope with loss—from heartache and anger to love and understanding, and affirms that it is possible to grow from even the most painful experience and go on with life. As the title implies, these are the kind of goodbyes that take 'so long', they can last forever. It is a collection that can touch and move the reader and perhaps most importantly, it can inform how we face loss in our own lives.

⎯Janet Amalia Weinberg, author of Still Going Strong: Memoirs, Stories, and Poems About Great Older Women

This collection is full of the bittersweet echoes of lives - and innocence - lost. Quirky and vulnerable, the voices in So Long testify to the endurance of human love and the uniqueness of each loss.

⎯Eleanor Vincent, author of Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story

This is the Amazon page: http://www.amazon.com/So-Long-Short-Memoirs-Remembrance/dp/0982922884

I get author discounts so I can get it to you for $12 instead of $18.99. Let me know if you're interested.


Happy July happenings!

Posted by Amanda Miller on July 9, 2012 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

July 13th 8pm- Performing two person improv with my pal Shawn Shafner in our group THE JOLLY BEANS, inspired by the ramblings of a homeless old man that we both play named Jolly Bean http://thepit-nyc.com/show/couples-retreat-10/?cur_d=120713&cur_m=1207

July 16th- My essay "Wandering" out in Runaway Parade- an online lit mag http://runawayparade.com/

July 20th- Release date for So Long: Short Narratives of Loss and Remembrance which includes a chapter from my memoir http://www.tellingourstoriespress.com/pb/wp_2b1b55c1/wp_2b1b55c1.html

July 21st- Playing With Reality's first Late-Night Sandbox Series show at The Secret Theatre, Long Island City. Performing the third Saturday of every month. http://secrettheatre.com/LateNight.html


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