Western Maryland Indie Lit Festival Kick-Off Readings

The kick-off event for the 2015 Western Maryland Indie Lit Festival on October 23 at Main Street Books in Frostburg, Maryland was fantastic!  The event was recorded and is available on YouTube for your viewing and listening pleasure.  You can find it here   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BihjE7ZS8GY&feature=youtu.be Readers and presses/journals represented are: Mark Brazaitis, Autumn House Press Michael … More Western Maryland Indie Lit Festival Kick-Off Readings

37th Mississippi

This poem had its genesis in Summer 2015, in the aftermath of the murders in the church in South Carolina and the subsequent national discussion about the Confederate battle flag.  During this same time, I read  James Baldwin’s Go Tell It On The Mountain, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, by Harriet Jacobs, followed … More 37th Mississippi