Monday, September 28, 2009

SMILE, HON: Down to the Underwire

BALTIMORE – For the third straight year, SMILE, HON, YOU’RE IN BALTIMORE! Editor/Publisher William P. Tandy will participate in the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, which raises funds to combat breast cancer. This year’s event will be held Sunday, October 18, in Hunt Valley, Maryland. A cancer survivor himself, Tandy will once again represent the Oncology Center of Central Baltimore, where he took treatment. To support the cause, please visit Tandy’s fundraising homepage.

In related news, SMILE, HON, YOU’RE IN BALTIMORE! is accepting submissions of your Mobtown-related stories, essays, poetry, photography and other artwork for the forthcoming SMILE, HON No. 12 through Saturday, October 31, 2009. Creative non-fiction is preferred, though all submissions will be considered. Articles (100 – 2,000 words) are preferably received via e-mail ( as attached Word documents. Image files should be approximately 5” x 7”, 300+ dpi (.JPG or .TIF format). All contributors will receive a byline/artist credit for their work as well as two (2) complimentary copies of the issue in which their work appears.

From the harbor to the hills, SMILE, HON, YOU’RE IN BALTIMORE! collects the tales of those on whom Mobtown has left her indelible mark. Polished, professional essays; barroom sermons delivered from the sanctity of a favorite stool; the poet’s fleeting sentiment, captured in both word and snapshot – SMILE, HON offers a slice of Baltimore as told by Baltimore, presented with the time-honored DIY accessibility of a limited-run, handcrafted zine.

An Eight-Stone Press production, SMILE, HON, YOU’RE IN BALTIMORE! is available locally for purchase at Atomic Books (Hampden); Cyclops Books & Music (Station North); and Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse (Mt. Vernon). For more information, contact:

William P. Tandy, Editor
Eight-Stone Press
P.O. Box 11064
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
Twitter: EightStonePress


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