My Review Doll God, Luanne Castle’s award-winning debut poetry collection, can best be described in terms of the water imagery that appears throughout. Some poems lap at the lakeshore of sensory experience, while others plumb the ocean depths of metaphor. A prominent theme in the collection is the nature of artistic inspiration, in all its … Continue reading #Bookreview: Doll God
The Publications This is the first time I have had two pieces published in the same issue of a literary magazine--in two different genres! "Creosote Reverie" and "The Strange End of Laura Farnsworth's Marriage" appear in the Fall 2019 edition of Smoky Quartz, put out by the Monadnock Writers' Group. The Back Stories I wrote … Continue reading Publication First: Two-Fer!
Not long after my debut novel, Telling Sonny, was published last December, my cousin Anne asked me if I would do a presentation to her local chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic organization that provides college scholarships to women. Before each meeting, the group has a program featuring a talk by a successful woman--and … Continue reading A Trip to Vermont: Connecting to the P.E.O. Sisterhood
Angels of Stockholm is the debut short story collection of fellow Adelaide Books author Neil Desmond. I was initially drawn to it because Neil sets much of his fiction in Vermont, as do I. It's always fun to see how other writers represent the places that are so much a part of me. Here is … Continue reading #Book Review: Angels of Stockholm