literature

In 3 Months: My New Novel, Swimming the Echo

Hey all! In a little over 3 months (5.30.17), my newest novel, Swimming the Echo, will be hitting bookshelves, and I wanted to give you as much notice as possible. This novel will delve into more backstory of the fictional town of Seton, Kentucky (first featured in my story collection, Baptisms & Dogs (2014)), and the adventures…

New Story in a New Book

For those interested in a magnificent, new story and poetry ensemble, look no further than 4ink7’s inaugural work, An Unction from the Holy One – (hardbound). It’s available on Amazon, and it leads off with Ambrose Bierce’s masterpiece – “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.” I can attest to the power of writers such as Hank…

Flannery O’ Connor – God’s story through her fiction.

Last night’s, “My Dear God:” A Conversation on the Faith of Flannery O’ Connor event at The Camp House went swimmingly. There were so many great topics addressed and quotes given that I couldn’t possibly get them all down. But, I’ll try to re-cap some of the highlights. For starters: It’s nice to know Flannery O’…

This week: “Baptisms & Dogs” goes to Washington, D.C.

A dear friend, U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Matt Smith, has had quite a run from military service to playing music at the White House with Willie Nelson, John Fogerty, Common, and other cast recently with his Smith Auer Band. I wanted to include a message he shared with me regarding Baptisms & Dogs: Stories and its…
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