Program Please

Sunday, Clover, A Literary Rag has a wonderful show at Village Books.  Garrett Sanford is coming from Reno to read with us. We celebrate Laurel Leigh — she is following a new direction and will be leaving Bellingham at the end of the month. If you have not heard her read, you better take advantage of Read More

Four Candles

Officially we will celebrate the Independent Writers’ Studio’s birthday at our Clover, A Literary Rag event on Saturday, September 28th at Village Books.  Wish us well.  Join us then for a reading from our Volume 5 of Clover.  The studio is four years old, and is a Recession baby.   She’s up and walking and talking. Read More

Clover, A Literary Rag, Vol. 3

Clover, A Literary Rag, vol. 3.  This robust little rag  brings together poetry and stories in an eclectic mix. It is a commune for the enquiring mind, and it is available right here.  Simpley email:  and I will give you all the details you need to know. Now that we have 3 volumes under Read More

Everything’s Coming Up Clover

IWS steered into 2012 with engines revved.   We just finished a fiction writing workshop courtesy of Robert Hodgson Van Wagoner.   Our first ever author-invitational.  He shook things up some. We received boat passes on the schooner, Zodiac to participate in Bellingham Rendevous courtesy of IWS member Chris Wallace who is chief mate on the schooner.  I’ve never been on a tall Read More


Bellingham — save the date! Please join many of Clover, A Literary Rag’s wonderful writers at our launch at Village Books in Fairhaven, this Sunday, September 25, at 4PM. Among the poets — James Bertolino — who we are so honored to have in our pages.  Jim has been writing poetry for 40 years.  His first book of poetry Read More