Three times a year, Eight-Stone Press publishes the award-winning Smile, Hon, You're in Baltimore!, a submission-based literary zine dedicated to collecting 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. A two-time Utne Independent Press Award Nominee, Smile, Hon has also been dubbed "Best Zine" by Baltimore Magazine (2008) and Baltimore City Paper (2004).
Affair between Nelson Algren and Simone de Beauvoir subject of forthcoming biopic
Word is that Johnny Depp and his partner Vanessa Paradis have been cast to play Man with the Golden Arm author Nelson Algren and French feminist writer Simone de Beauvoir, respectively, in the upcoming film My American Lover. More details here.