New Release: I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast

With Whitmanesque exuberance and voracity, Melissa Studdard’s I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast is a collection that devours the world even as it offers it—a collection that, through all its doubts and wounds, through “fire, ice, hurricanes, tsunamis, and quakes” arrives “with that tornado in its throat”—love—to spark renewal again and again. Noting the voluptuous, … Read more

My Yehidah Release Party

Release and signing party for My Yehidah, the journal companion to Six Weeks to Yehidah, written by Melissa Studdard and illustrated by Cheryl Kelley. Please feel free to share this event with anyone you think may be able to attend. Here are the blurbs for the book: In this fantastic companion piece where Roald Dahl … Read more

My Yehidah

Happy day!! “My Yehidah” has just been released. I know many of you were hoping it would be out in time for Christmas so that you could gift it with “Six Weeks to Yehidah,” and thanks to my wonderful publishers, Deb and Phil All Things That Matter Press, it’s here!! For those of you who … Read more

In Downtown Vancouver

With Cheryl Kelley, illustrator for the forthcoming My Yehidah, in Downtown Vancouver.

illustrator and author

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