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Valya Dudycz Lupescu

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Valya Dudycz Lupescu has been making magic with food and words for more than 20 years, incorporating folklore from her Ukrainian heritage with practices that honor the Earth. Valya is the author of The Silence of Trees (Wolfsword Press) and founding editor of Conclave: A Journal of Character. Along with Stephen Segal, she is the co-author of Forking Good (Quirk Books) and Geek Parenting (Quirk Books) , and co-founder of the Wyrd Words storytelling laboratory. Valya earned her MFA in Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and her publications include, The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, Kenyon Review, Culture, and Strange Horizons. ...more

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Reflections

Sometime last month, as the weather started warming up and the days began to get longer, I realized that I was breathing deeper, feeling hopeful, and closer to “normal” than I had in a long while. It made me aware of just how tense I had been this past year: shoulders tight, jaw tight, brow furrowed. All the time.

Like many of you, I have spent much of the last year tight with fear and anxiety, wor

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“Remember that stories are more than just words, more than fairy tales. They are magic.”
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“When he looks into your eyes, tells you he loves you-and the pickled herring and onions are stronger than his voice-yet you still smile. You still want to be close to him. Yes, then you have found love.”
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“Shared joy is double joy," he said brushing a tear from my cheek, "and shared sorrow is half the sorrow.”
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Reihane thanks for the add and friendship...it's nice to meet you here:)


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Roger Cottrell Hi Valya,
Well, I'm impressed by anyone who's even tried to read James Joyce and Joseph Conrad is brilliant.
Used to walk to the Joyce tower in Sandy Cove, Dublin, quite regularly when I was at film school there. Frankfurt (in the sense of the book fair) has been pretty good to me this year too.
Thanks for the friendship on Goodreads,
ROGER


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