Dogwood, with Gratitude

A few months after the release of Dogwood Blues, a book club connected to a Friends of the Library group from a county a few hours from my hometown asked me to speak at their July meeting. The president of the group had started reading my book and was thrilled. Even though he hadn’t finished reading [...]

The Intruder

The Intruder, a short-short story laced with magical realism, was first published in the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature.  I hadn't thought about the story for some time, yet when I walked through the house this morning, my knees aching, a memory of the old woman and her rusty joints kicked in. If you don't [...]