Pages 33-40 from Make—a graphic poetic sequence exploring the reality of “the page under the page”—have just been published in issue 31 of Posit. The Editor’s Note features a small acute essay about each included work. To explore this independent online journal follow the link below:
From 1968 until July 31, 2022, I had one librarian.
At the start, when I was five, racing into the Davenport Public Library weekly, the overdue fines piled up fast. But Miss. Murray never refused to check out a book to me. She kept a quiet tally, trusting someday I would settle up.
More than fifty years later, she was still on the job, aiding research involved in writing projects, sending me notes like this:
“The Special Collections Department had the enclosed information I thought you would like to have.”
Rochelle played an important role in the local writing community that offered me a safe and inspiring haven when I had no other hopeful place to go as a troubled teenager in Urban Iowa. She was a staunch advocate of literacy, a gentle warrior the world is weaker without.
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An excerpt from Chapter 7 of it all melts down to this: a novel in timelines appears in this venerable print journal out of the University of Oregon.
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Recently I had a wide-ranging conversation addressing various literary projects with Vick Mickunas, host of the NPR author interview show Book Nook.
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Click this link to access a related review of Full of Hunger and Full of Bread: The World of Jura Soyfer 1912-1939
“The Sweet Science of Socks”—an extended meditation on the craft of marriage—appears in the Summer 2022 issue of New England Review.
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Pages 59-62 from Make—a graphic poetic sequence exploring the reality of “the page under the page”—appear in the spring 2022 issue of New Note Poetry, an independent journal. To read the issue follow the link below.
Pages 41-44 from Make—a graphic poetic sequence exploring the reality of “the page under the page”—appears in the spring 2022 issue of Superpresent, an independent journal. To view the issue follow the link below.
Chapter 16 of it all melts down to this: a novel in timelines appears in this independent journal.
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The just released issue of Raritan contains an essay called “The Writers’ Studio” which depicts the power of art to positively transform an individual existence.
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An excerpt from Make—a graphic poetic sequence exploring the reality of “the page under the page”—has just appeared in Solstice, an independent literary journal. Follow the link below to reach the content.