Rest in Peace, Margie Shaheed

On days like this, being a publisher is a terrible job.  I clearly remember the day I first read Margie Shaheed’s submission to the HCP poetry chapbook contest, which she won.  Her words were energetic, smart, and funny–and eventually I found out just how well they represented her personality.  I was proud to publish her work and felt lucky to call her a friend.  I looked forward to the coming years, getting to be closer friends despite the geographic distance between our homes.  But that was not meant to be.  Goodbye, Sister Margie.  I miss you already. Margie featured at … Continue reading Rest in Peace, Margie Shaheed