Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Coming a tidal flat bookstore near you...

In post-World War II suburban America, my father decided to build a boat—in our backyard. The boat became a member of our family, the talk of the neighborhood, and a litmus test of moral fiber. Memories of the boat, the characters and events of those days, and the power of place emerged during the years that followed my father’s death in 2001. "Poems from the Boatyard" is the result.

"Poems from the Boatyard", with cover art by Uncle Jack (see has been picked up by Finishing Line Press ( which will be taking prepublication orders soon. Stay tuned for the next episode, and sign up if you would like to receive notification of this chapbook's entry into the world of poetry!