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Black Lamb

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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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Archive for the 'Bartlett' Category

Brokeback chasm

March 1st, 2007

BY EVELYN BARTLETT

I’ve never considered my strong back to be my strongest qualification for employment. That is, not until I had the dubious distinction of being trained as a holiday mail clerk at a large postal transfer station near my apartment. Having endured unemployment for far too long to mention, I simply wanted someone, anyone, to offer me a job. So when I saw their recruitment banner for the Christmas rush, I made a dash for HR, where I was handed reams of paperwork to complete and instructed to return at a later date.

As the saying goes, “Be careful what you wish for.”

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Author profile

December 1st, 2002

Karla Powell (a k a Evelyn Bartlett) began her writing career in Chicago, where she contributed to The Chicago Reader among other newspapers and magazines. Since those salad days she has written for the American Medical Association Press, Kaplan Books, Graphics Arts Center Publishing, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and American Surveyor magazine, to name a few. Her dalliances into poetry have come more recently. In addition to those published in Black Lamb, she was named a finalist in a Gwendolyn Brooks awards competition sponsored by Chicago’s Guild Complex. She has just written an Easter hymn, her first venture into music.

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