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May 9, 2014
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Next Step on the Blog Tour: Aimee Parkison

In Wreckage of Reason II, Aimee Parkison’s contribution is a selection titled “Save Her” from her latest novel, The Petals of Your Eyes. Aimee Parkison is an associate professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Parkison has … Continue reading

May 23, 2011
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Did you see my review in Narrative Magazine?

I wrote a First and Second Look for Narrative Magazine on one of my favorite books: Through the Arc of the Rainforest by Karen Tei Yamashita. I almost got to see her read from her new novel, I Hotel, in … Continue reading

March 15, 2011
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Nahoonkara: Phrasing, pacing, crafting beauty

Nahoonkara by Peter Grandbois My rating: 5 of 5 stars ” I have heard that when some people murmur through the dark grammar of their lives, they actually believe they understand. ” ~Peter Grandbois Nahoonkara, 32 This book, which takes … Continue reading

October 19, 2010
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American Short Story- contest

Another GREAT lit mag, is seeking entries for their short story contest. Submit your entries until December 1. First place receives $1,000 and publication. Second prize receives $500. Wells Tower judges! Check out the full guidelines. I met some representatives from … Continue reading

May 6, 2010
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Dogeared Pages from Rock and Roll will Save Your Life

Back when I first read Steve Almond, (upon the release of a Tin House Anthology) I was inspired to do my first set of Dogeared Pages blog posts. Well, upon reading Steve’s Rock and Roll will Save Your Life, I … Continue reading

November 19, 2009
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Reviewing Books

I just submitted my newest review to Sacramento and San Francisco Book Review: It is The Face in the Mirror: Writers Reflect on Their Dreams of Youth and the Reality of Age, Edited by Victoria Zackheim. It is an anthology of … Continue reading