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Sexton: A World Away

I know the expression a “real page turner” might be a misnomer for reading a book on your computer or Kindle© device, but a few pages into David Steele’s Sexton: A World Away (Sexton Chronicles) that’s exactly the case. Steele is an excellent storyteller, a true wordsmith who not only knows how to spin a […]

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Poets and writers to the rescue

This link comes way of Russell Streur, editor of The Camel Saloon. We’re all shocked and sickened by the devastation of the oil catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico. Here is a literary response to it.

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E-Zines: The Camel Saloon

I’m always going to be indebted to The Camel Saloon as one of the first e-zines to publish one of my poems and stories. Although I had been notified from two other e-zines that my poems/stories would be published soon, The Camel Saloon had the distinct honor of being the first. It is a fledgling […]

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Flash Fiction Piece in Orion Headless

My flash fiction piece “Ethnic Profiling” appeared in Orion Headless today. The genesis for this flash fiction piece goes back to the summer of 1980 when I was a student at Southern Illinois University. There was a falafel place on the strip I went to a couple of times that summer, my first semester at […]

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Flash Fiction Story Published in Stirfry Literary Magazine

My flash fiction piece, “As Long as I Have my Cokes and Smokes” was published in the debut issue of Stirfry Literary Magazine. The genesis for this story started with the title, spoken word for word by a woman, an expat from the States on the Number 9 bus in Hamamatsu, Japan in 1989. It […]

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