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June Gillam

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Sacramento, CA , The United States
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June Gillam, novelist and poet, teaches writing and literature at a California Community College. Gorilla Girl Ink publishes her House of Cuts, House of Dads, House of Eire (and coming soon, House of Hoops), crime novels featuring writer Hillary Broome.

The Feb. 2017 Kirkus Review of House of Eire notes that Hillary's new work as a “'Ghostwriter' takes on a dangerous new meaning when [she] honeymoons in Ireland and uncovers family closets full of skeletons," adding that the book's "momentum and suspense build steadily." --Kirkus Reviews.

Author of the poetry chapbook So Sweet Against Your Teeth, Gillam’s “Shameless Hussy Looks Back” appears in the Winter 2016 issue of Peregrine, the literary journal of Amherst Writers & Artists. June e
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Gorilla Girl was able to hold onto MUD long enough for a Q & A session this week. Readers and writers of all ages can see inside the mind of this cool young newcomer to the literary scene–The Raven’s Nest is available at amazon in e-book and paperback formats at present. Watch for more to come from the world of the raven.


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“Writing stories is like making love. --from Creating Juicy Tales”
June Gillam, Creating Juicy Tales: Cooperative Inquiry into Writing Stories: A small group journeys through action/reflection cycles--a holistic methodology to improve craft

“Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its highest. Live in fragments no longer.”
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“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
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“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.”
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“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.”
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“The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself.”
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