I’ve recently joined the staff, as photo editor, of a new zine called Zingology and would like to invite you to submit to it. Here’s the call for submissions to the next issue. Please pass this call on to anyone you believe might be interested.
Zingology.com, a literary zine, is accepting submissions for its next issue in the following areas: photography, art, poetry, fiction, memoir, travel features, personal development, food, and music. Deadline is September 15, 2008.
The theme for this issue is POWER! in all its varied meanings. We seek your interpretation. Winners will be featured in the zine and will also receive a paperback volume of this issue, which will sold on the website and on Amazon.com.
Submit through the website: www.zingology.com. Click on “Submissions” and follow directions. $15 submission fee, payable through PayPal.
"Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas" book is here! Well, almost here.
Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas, three years in the making, is nearly complete! Final book copy will go to the printer early next week. Copies of the 228-page, 9"x9" softcover first edition should be available in about three weeks. The price will be $45 plus shipping and sales tax (
Imagination and Reality Imagination and Reality
This showed up in my morning email, via Tricycle magazine, a wonderful center for all things Buddhist:
"Imagination draws its energy from a confrontation with desire. It feeds off desire, transmuting and magnifying reality through desire's power. Fantasy does the opposite
Help me choose the 4-5 best essays! Dear Readers,
I'm planning to enter an essay/memoir contest and need to choose 4-5 of the Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas essays from the 58 I've written so far. If any of you have particular essays you remember liking more than others, I'd love to hear about it, as I have no objectivity with them.
"Art of Healing" podcast by Bernie Siegel Art of Healing
Just a quick note to let you know about a new podcast on the Art of Healing by Bernie Siegel. The podcast comes to me through the Art and Healing Network. Here's a link to their current podcasts, including this new one by Dr. Siegel: The Art of Healing with Dr. Bernie Siegel
Part III: Art and 'Madness' - Schizophrenic art Works by schizophrenic artists Adolfi Wolfli (left) and Arthur Bispo do Rosario (right)
Part III: Art and ‘Madness’
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Toward the end of the 19th century, the Romantic preoccupation with the idea that genius and madness were linked promp
I am a psychotherapist, photographer, digital artist, and writer living near Boston, Massachusetts. As a therapist, I work primarily with artists, children and families, and people with addictive behaviors. Like Carl Jung, one of the fathers of modern psychology, I believe art can be a pathway to the essential Self and foster personal and global transformation.