The first issue of 'hoi polloi' is now available through online retail at www.lulu.com and local book retailers in the south shore of Massachusetts. An ISBN has been secured and the book will be more widely available in the next few weeks through larger online retail distributors.
This literary anthology features the talent of more than fifty contributors. From aspiring writers to accomplished authors, the collaboration includes short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, essays, reviews, writing opinions and writing resources. All proceeds from this book benefit the local charity of Sowing Seeds in Marshfield, Massachusetts. Future issues of hoi polloi will also be generated for charitable endeavors.
The contributing authors include:
Nava Atlas, Dean Baris, Janet Bornstein, Paula J. Botch, Elizabeth Bullock, Sofija V. Canavan, Sally A. Connolly, Claire Cook, Katherine Critelli, Skip DeBrusk, Karyn Donahue, Bill Dunn, Harriet Emerson, Richard Fannoney, Robert Feeney, Dennis Feeney, Alessandra Fisher, Dave Fisher, Ralph Fletcher, Sarah Fox, Chris Fraas, Walter C. Frye, Elizabeth Evans Fryer, Frank M. Hynes, Marilyn Johnson, Robert Laplander, Valerie Lawson, Jamie Long, Heidi Marble, Mark McNulty, Robert McNulty, Richard Mills, Shea Mullaney, Erin O’Brien, Jay O’Callahan, April Parker, D. T. Pollard, Stephen Puleo, Chet Raymo, Jordan Rich, William Russo, Mike Ryan, Bob Sanchez, Jackson Sellers, Tucker Smallwood, Reed F. Stewart, Renee Summers, Michael Trainor, Kimmy Van Kooten, Caitlin Womersley, Alexander Woodbury and Virginia Young.
The book encourages the ‘writer in all of us’ to become engaged in literary pursuits.