Book Review — The Journey, by Suzanne Miller

It came to her that the efforts to stop climate change through technological innovations had , ultimately , perpetuated the problem and degraded the environment still further . The Journey is set in the not-too-distant future, where technology and the wreckage it has left behind is part of the landscape of the story of two…

Hidden in Childhood – Full Cover Reveal and Preface — Short Prose

UPDATE on the upcoming poetry anthology to be released towards the end of January. I read your words and a thousand childhoods burrowed into my heart. Gabriela Marie Milton My Dear Readers Thank you to everyone who submitted to Literary Revelations Publishing House’s collection Hidden in Childhood: A Poetry Anthology, due to be released late…

Books Read in 2022

YOUR 2022 BOOKS   Blue Horses by Mary Oliver Ida:  Searching for the Jazz Baby by Frank Prem Moose by Ron Potter Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders Pinball 1973 by Haruki Murakami The Cat Who Saved Books by Sosuke Natsukawa Resurrection of Tatsuko by Hidenori Hiruta Hear the Wind Sing by Haruki Murakami…

Book Review — “Blue Horses,” by Mary Oliver

I was given this slim volume of poetry as a Christmas gift, and I have to thank my friend, Trish, for her thoughtfulness. Thirty-eight poems, most one-page or less long, feels like a conversation with nature as transmitted by the author. Mary Oliver feels at home there, and she makes me feel ok with being…

Book Review — _Ida: Searching for The Jazz Baby_, by Frank Prem

Ida: Searching for The Jazz Baby – Paperback release date 13th January 2023. I received an Advance Reader Copy of Ida: Searching for The Jazz Baby from author, Frank Prem. This book was a quick read, but one I plan on returning to again to savor. Frank’s poetry style is sparse, giving the reader tender…

New Poetry Anthology out in 2023: Hidden in Childhood

A new poetry anthology is on the horizon.  My poetry has been accepted to be part of this anthology.  Gabriela Marie Milton is the editor for the offering from new publishing house, Literary Revelations.  I’m honored to be a part of an important anthology that will be sharing childhood memories of all kinds.  Please be…

Book Review — Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders

“His mind was freshly inclined toward sorrow; toward the fact that the world was full of sorrow; that everyone labored under some burden of sorrow; that all were suffering; that whatever way one took in this world, one must try to remember that all were suffering (none content; all wronged, neglected, overlooked, misunderstood), and therefore…