Some News, A Challenge, Book Launch & Signing

Some News My debut poetry collection, Grief Songs: Poems of Love & Remembrance, launches on Sunday, September 26th, in honor of National Family Day. The local book signing will be held in Peterborough, New Hampshire on Saturday. (I'll confess to some trepidation about COVID, but I'm fully vaccinated, and masks are mandatory for everyone regardless … Continue reading Some News, A Challenge, Book Launch & Signing

Youth Group Picnic: A Tale of Two Genres

Genre Revisited I have always been fascinated by one of the most basic aspects of the writing process: deciding which genre will best align with the experience I feel inspired to write about. Am I trying to convey a particular emotion? Am I trying to work out the mystery of why people behave the way … Continue reading Youth Group Picnic: A Tale of Two Genres

#Publication: “Family Reunion”

A Celebration of Poetry Deferred In January of 2020, my poem "Family Reunion: Newbury, Vermont" was accepted for publication by the Waterford Township Public Library's annual 2020 Poetry Leaves exhibit. (The Township is located in Michigan.)  I was particularly pleased that my poem had been selected because it was inspired by a return to the … Continue reading #Publication: “Family Reunion”

#Poetry Publication: “New Hampshire Comfort”

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript: Review of On and Off the Road: Poems of New Hampshire I am very pleased to share that my poem "New Hampshire Comfort" has been published in On and Off the Road: Poems of New Hampshire, an anthology of the Peterborough Poetry Project. I was thrilled when a review came out in a … Continue reading #Poetry Publication: “New Hampshire Comfort”