Open Mic Jacksonville 2: Jax Poetry and Prose Released

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Caryn Suarez, long time maven of the Jacksonville writer's scene is back in the game and activating the public discussion on literature, letters and local writing. A new collection of Jacksonville essays, poets, and writings has been released. More after the jump!

OPEN MIC JACKSONVILLE VOL II – SHORT STORIES/POETRY has been released and is available both in paperback and as an E-book through Kindle on Amazon ($7.99 and $12.95).  This newest collection of short stories, donated by area writers, to help benefit The Optimus Literacy Group, promotes both area authors/poets and provides funds for tutoring of both children and young adults in reading, writing and arithmetic in the Jacksonville area through The Optimus Literacy Group.  This project has been endorsed by Mayor Alvin Brown and is the second book in the series put together by OMJ Director, Caryn Day-Suarez.  Open Mic Jax Vol I – Poetry was a multi-award winning anthology and is archived as part of Jacksonville ’s history in the Cummer Museum .  Both volumes are presently available on Amazon.  The current issue will be available locally at many events, area bookstores, Amazon, and the publisher’s website at Usher Press.