‘Medicine Walk’ Featured in Santa Barbara Literary Journal


Santa Barbara Literary Journal releases ‘Bellatrix: Volume 3’ this June, which among adventurous fiction, poetry, essays, and lyrics, features an excerpt of Jack Eidt’s psychic-animism fiction, Medicine Walk. Buy the book! Join us for readings and other entertainments in SB on June 14.

Max Talley Art, Santa barbara Literary Journal, Bellatrix

Bellatrix: Volume 3. SBLitJo. Cover art, “Lady Autumn Takes the Air,” by Max Talley.

Announcing Santa Barbara Literary Journal, Volume 3: Bellatrix

From SBLitJo

Santa Barbara Literary Journal
Volume 3: Bellatrix
June 2019


Silver Webb


Laura Hemenway, Mistress of Song
Ron Alexander, the Poetry Baron
Rachael Quisel, Word Wrangler
Señor McTavish, Contributing Editor


“Wisdom” by Nate Streeper
“Her Chemical Highness Sets Out” by S.M.C. Wamsteker
“Shutter” by M. M. De Voe
“A Piece of Work” by Diane C McPhail
“Medicine Walk” by Jack Eidt
“The Scream” by Cheri Kramer
“Clap Hands” by Max Talley
“Nano-Dog” by Jeremy Gold
“The Post” by Jesse Krenzel
Station Fire, Angeles national Forest, Jack Eidt

A landscape in need of medicine. Photo by Jack Eidt


“Blessed are the Flesh Eaters” by Zane Andrea
“Lipstick” by Margaux Dunbar Hession
“Express Lane” by Chris Casey Logsdon
“Swimmers” by Melanie Doctors
“In Hand” by D. Avery


“St. Gregory’s Abbey” by Isabelle Walker
“Cling” by Perie Longo
“Believer on a Bullet Bike” by Perie Longo
“Asphalt” by Ronald Aden Alexander
“Starters Block” by Ronald Aden Alexander
“Caterpillar to Sparrow” by Isabelle Walker
“El Norte” by Paul Lobo Portugés
“AfterWords” by Cie Gumucio


“Golden” by Dennis Russell
“The Santa Ynez Valley Song” by Randall Lamb
“Mellow” by Burton Jespersen and Patrick Rydman
“Fires” by Mark A. Alciati
“Tectonic Trance” by Sonya Heller
“California” by Dan Bern
“I Won’t Come to California” by Russell Brutsché
“Please, Don’t Come to California” by Natalie D-Napoleon
“Surfliner” by Bryan Titus
“My State of California” by Laura Hemenway

Look up in the sky! Photo by Jack Eidt


“How Do You Keep a Wave Upon the Sand?*” by Ronald Aden Alexander
“Interview with Literary Agent Eric Myers” by Silver Webb
“A review of Come and Get Me by August Norman” by Lorelei Armstrong
“Mountain of Ashes: Interview with John Reed” by Christina Lay
“A Review of Mountain of Ashes: A Cosmic Love Story” by Chris Wozney

Volume 3 is available for purchase on Amazon! And if you’d like to meet some of the authors and experience their writing and music, join us at the Santa Barbara Central Library on June 14, 6-8 p.m. See our Facebook event, here.

Santa barbara Literary Journal, BellatrixJune 14: Santa Barbara Literary Journal Reading for ‘Volume 3: Bellatrix’

Join Silver Webb and the Lit Jo crew for an evening at the Central Library of fiction, poetry, and music! We will be in the Faulkner Gallery from 6-8 p.m., 40 E. Anapamu St.

Jack Eidt
Max Talley
Nate Streeper
Melanie Doctors

The Flash Cat Award will be given to
Margaux Dunbar Hession

Perie Longo
Paul Lobo Portugés

Dennis Russell
Laura Hemenway
Sonya Heller
Natalie D-Napoleon

Why yes, there will be refreshments!

Brainchild of Editrix Silver Webb, the Santa Barbara Literary Journal is a biannual publication available on Amazon in both print and kindle format and was inspired by and birthed from the 2017 Santa Barbara Writers Conference which will celebrate its 47th year on the beach in Santa Barbara from June 16th – 21st.

Updated 9 June 2019

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About Jack Eidt

Novelist, urban theorist, and environmental journalist, Jack Eidt careens down human-nature's all consuming one-way highway to its inevitable conclusion -- Wilder Utopia. He co-founded Wild Heritage Planners, based out of Los Angeles, California. He can be reached at jack (dot) eidt (at) wilderutopia (dot) com. Follow him on Twitter @WilderUtopia and @JackEidt