Greville Press Anthology Monday, Jul 5 2010 

Just out from Carcanet Press in Great Britain is A Field of Large Desires:  A Greville Press Anthology, edited by Anthony Astbury.  The anthology includes the poem “Kissing the Bartender” by Julie Kane, together with work by other Greville Press poets such as Charles Baudelaire, Emily Bronte, Thomas Campion, Thomas Carew, Thomas Chatterton, John Clare, Hart Crane, Emily Dickinson, Ernest Dowson, Lawrence Durrell, Robert Graves, George Herbert, Richard Lovelace, John Masefield, Boris Pasternak, Harold Pinter, Stevie Smith, Algernon Swinburne, Francis Thompson, Thomas Traherne, and Henry Vaughan.  The anthology retails for 14.95 British pounds.


The London Spectator Monday, Jul 5 2010 

In the light verse department, Julie is one of the winners of The London Spectator‘s Competition #2653, which asked competitors to write about computers and the Internet in the style of Longfellow’s “Hiawatha” (June 30th issue).  She gets 25 British pounds for her embarrassing stanza . . .

Court of Two Sisters in New Orleans Monday, Jul 5 2010 

Julie will be the featured reader at the convention banquet for the biannual meeting of the Lawrence Durrell Society.  A division of the Modern Language Association (MLA), the international society is holding its convention in New Orleans this year.  The dinner will begin at 7 PM at The Court of Two Sisters restaurant, 613 Royal Street in the New Orleans French Quarter.  Phone 318-332-1759 for ticket information.