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  • Harvardwood Publishing is accepting original submissions (short stories and poems) for our upcoming anthology, The Seven Deadly Sins. Submit your short story or poem BY APRIL 15TH! And of course, we need volunteer readers to read/evaluate the submissions—get in touch with us if you're in the mood to read some sinfully good work!


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    C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to The Merch Table: Licensing & Merchandising for Creative Artists

    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 07:00 PM
    Donahue Fitzgerald LLP in Oakland, CA

    New-CLA-LOGO1.jpgJoin Dawn Newton and Daniel Schacht of Donahue Fitzgerald LLP for a discussion of the essential legal and business concerns that creative artists need to consider when entering into a licensing agreement. This workshop will cover legal questions and common deal points for merchandising agreements for clothing, souvenirs, and the like. 


    Dawn Newton is a partner at Donahue Fitzgerald LLP, and member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Business & Corporate Transactions Practice Groups . Her practice focuses on intellectual property and franchise matters, and she is a certified as a legal specialist by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization in the area of Franchise and Distribution Law.

    Daniel J. Schacht is an attorney at Donahue Fitzgerald LLP, specializing in intellectual property, technology, and music law. He handles a variety of copyright, trademark, licensing, employment and general business matters for artists such as Carlos Santana, Journey, and Amon Tobin. He currently serves as co-counsel in Good Morning to You Productions Corp. et al. v. Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., the "Happy Birthday" class action lawsuit described by the New York Times as "a lawsuit for the ages." Before law school, Mr. Schacht worked ten years in the Bay Area music scene as a bassist, sound engineer, studio owner, and producer.

    $20 for General Public / non-members of the C.L.A.


    Harvardwood Helps at the Great LA River Cleanup

    Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 09:00 AM

    The Fletcher Drive & Bowtie Parcel is located in the scenic Glendale Narrows, the central and longest natural area of the LA River. The site features historic Fletcher Drive Bridge (completed in 1927). The soft bottom river is home to ducks, cormorants, herons, and egrets. The site is just across from the beginning of the River’s Recreation Zone begins where both kayaking and fishing are allowed from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Plus, the River Rover will visit this location!


    Wear work clothes, sturdy shoes, long pants, hat & sun protection
    Also handy to bring are grabber arm tools, waders/rubber boots

    We Provide: Gloves, trash bags, water, snacks, fun and giveaways!
    Zero waste options: Bring your own water bottle & bring an old plastic bag or a reusable bucket for trash collection

    Location Specifics: East of the LA River just south of Fletcher Drive Bridge.

    Thomas Guide Page 594-F3


    Bike: Located at the downstream end of the Glendale Narrows LA River Bike Path.

    Transit: Take Metro line 603 and get off at Ripple Street. Cross the bridge.

    Driving: Take the 2 Freeway, exit San Fernando Road. Go northwest on San Fernando one block, then turn left onto Fletcher Drive. South on La Clede. Left on Carrillion. Right on Casitas. Drive under the 2. Pass the Storage Business. Right into Nelson-Miller parking lot.

    Parking: FoLAR has permission for volunteers to park at Nelson-Miller Industrial Park. There is pedestrian access to the river from the lot.

  • Recent Announcements

    We need volunteer READERS for the Harvardwood Publishing anthology!

    Harvardwood Publishing is seeking volunteer readers and judges for our upcoming anthology, which is expected to be published this summer.

    The Seven Deadly Sins is an anthology of original fiction (poetry and short stories) for which we are currently seeking submissions (through April 15, 2015) and for which we will also require readers and judges.

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    Last call for poetry/short story submissions to the HW Publishing anthology

    The deadline to submit your short story or poem to The Seven Deadly Sins, Harvardwood Publishing's first original anthology, is April 15, 2015!

    Harvardwood Publishing is seeking short stories and poems for our next anthology, which will feature the theme of The Seven Deadly Sins. Pick one (or several!) juicy sins and send us your work for consideration in this anthology.

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