Writing workshop announcements

  Came across someone who works with the organizations putting on these free poetry and writing workshops at a reading event this week in the city. Would love to pass on the word to the SC family and friends. Youth Speaks Writing Workshops – Teen Slam Poetry Preparation in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. All […]

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An opportunity to submit science-related poetry

  I received this notice through a professional group – permission was included to share anywhere poets may be lurking… If you have written any (unpublished) poetry touching on the intersection of communication and science [including but certainly not limited to biomedicine], please submit it for consideration for “Peer-Renewed,” a column that debuted in the […]

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January 2009 – Taking a Closer Look

First of all, we at Synchronized Chaos welcome our family of readers to the New Year and send best wishes for creativity, prosperity, and a fertile imagination. Thank you all very much for your feedback, comments, submissions, and thoughts – and we welcome anyone new to the project. Hopefully you will find much to fascinate […]

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AguaSonics – visual mandalas from whale and bird songs

  Visual and recording artist Mark Fischer showcases his gallery of mandala images created by transliterating recordings of bird and whale sounds through mathematical processes into patterns which can be represented visually. Some scientific information behind this process available on this page: http://aguasonic.com/Description/  Sound travels much faster in water than through air, and the process may be speeding […]

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Mateo Jaimes – capturing the moment, hypothetical communication

  Local San Francisco Bay Area artist Mateo Jaimes, who recently exhibited work at San Francisco’s Artist Exchange, has a couple new series of paintings. Abstract in style, the work strives to convey particular aspects of physical scenes or ideas. Eucalyptus represents his walk through an eucalyptus forest, his attempts at capturing the exact look of […]

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Peace and stones

  They told me the pen was mightier than the sword, And so I studied words upon words until my vocabulary was far beyond that Of anyone else in my grade, even beyond many of my teachers. They said to stop the bullies with my words, And I taught myself to speak basic phrases of […]

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December’s issue: The Introspective Journey

  First of all, thanks to our readers and contributors for continuing to follow and support Synchronized Chaos magazine through the end of this year. We appreciate the variety of projects we’ve been able to help develop and publicize, and the many fascinating, unique, hardworking artists, authors, and readers we have met so far along […]

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Review of Kate Evans’ debut novel For The May Queen

  Kate Evans is a professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Jose State University and the author of a poetry collection, short stories, and essays, as well as this college coming-of-age novel. Warning – there are spoilers in this review concerning major plot points, although the novel is still enjoyable with the added […]

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