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October 21, 2015
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Tonight’s Google Hangout with Gum Tree Live!

  Don’t forget about tonight’s Google Hangout with Gum Tree Live, at 5 pm Pacific time. Here’s our Google+ site.  Here’s the Under the Gum Tree Facebook page. The link to the reading will be in one or both of … Continue reading

October 5, 2015
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Fourth Anniversary for Under the Gum Tree

I received my print copy of Issue 17 today. It’s a fat one– 108 pages! And it is, as always, beautiful. The art on the cover and inside are interpretations of poetic forms by Scott Helmes, an artist who introduced … Continue reading

July 16, 2014
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True Story: Reading Creative Non-Fiction in Sacramento

Excited to have been invited to read at the July 17th presentation of True Story, Sacramento’s creative non-fiction reading series. Wish me luck, as I haven’t read my own work in quite a few years. If you’re there, please make … Continue reading

October 8, 2013
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Under the Gum Tree begins its third year

Exciting things are happening at Under the Gum Tree.  My friend and colleague Janna Marlies Maron is stepping it up with more creative non-fiction stories and beautiful visual art. I’m very excited about this event: a cross-country cross-time zone reading. On … Continue reading

March 9, 2013
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Memorable moments from AWP ’13 Boston #1

I took this shot at the AWP booth with friends Janna Marlies Maron (writer of Bold is Beautiful, and publisher of Under the Gum Tree) and Peter Grandbois (author of Nahoonkara, winner of the Gold Medal in literary fiction in ForeWord Magazine’s Book of … Continue reading

July 25, 2012
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Under the Gum Tree, Issue 4 is available now

Why are ice pops so beautiful against a stark white background?     My understanding of what makes certain images artistic is pretty much limited to the kind of images that one creates with letters of the alphabet, but I … Continue reading