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Poet still making art in confusing times


Last updated 12/11/2020 at 9:28am

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Julianza Shavin has received a wide variety of honors for her poetry, and she contributes to several writers' groups in and around Fountain.

"Right now, I have a million irons in the fire."

Julianza (or "Julie") Shavin is reflecting on her current writing schedule. Although retired from a career that started in journalism and morphed into other areas, the Fountain resident currently works as a production assistant for FutureCycle Press, proofreading and editing manuscripts for publications. She also has a goal to submit at least 10 pieces of her writing to publications each month, using the software program Submittable to track which pieces are submitted, rejected or accepted. She's tried writing fiction in the past but finds sh...

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