A Little Poetic License

Publication Announcement I am pleased to have a poem of mine featured in another anthology published by the Peterborough Poetry Project.  The editor of the anthology describes it as "[A]n anthology of postcard poetry ("Post Script") with postcard poems, essays, and a little history of postcards and postcard poetry in the U.S." As soon as … Continue reading A Little Poetic License

“A Formal Feeling Comes”: It All Depends on the Editor

Publication in Remington Review I am pleased to share that my short story, "A Formal Feeling Comes," has been published in the Fall 2021 issue of Remington Review. This is the first time a story of mine that was previously published has been published a second time. A big shout-out to Remington Review for their … Continue reading “A Formal Feeling Comes”: It All Depends on the Editor

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

Grief Songs Excerpt: “First Sacrament”

My debut poetry collection, Grief Songs: Poems of Love & Remembrance, was inspired by family photographs. Some photographs prompted my own memories, while others were taken before I was born or when I was too young to remember. The following account of my baptism came from a biography of my life titled, "An Account of … Continue reading Grief Songs Excerpt: “First Sacrament”