On Writing Roughnecks I grew up at a time when something called “The Great American Novel” was still revered, aspired to, attempted. Steinbeck, Melville, Fitzgerald, Hemmingway, Harper Lee, and poets like Whitman, Dickenson, Sandberg, and Frost had taken their art into the heart of America and told … [Read more...] about Influences and Ambitions
Bermuda Shorts and That Paris Year, Now On Amazon UK! Bermuda Shorts, The Indy Best Seller in Essays and Lit Crit, by James J. Patterson, and That Paris Year, by Joanna Biggar, are now available on UK Amazon and Kindle! BS: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Bermuda-Shorts-ebook/dp/B004BSGFH4/ TPY: … [Read more...] about ASP Titles Now on UK Amazon!
Book Launch Party! Thursday, June 14, The Old Bank Hotel, Oxford, England Chris Andrews Publications, Ltd., of Oxford, England, announces it's 30th Anniversary of continuous publishing, with the unveiling of A Secret Woman, by Rose Solari, and a display of Chris Andrew's Photography! At The Old … [Read more...] about A Secret Woman Launch UK
Poet Rose Solari, and writer James J. Patterson, recently went to a poetry reading in the Jericho neighborhood of Oxford, England, and an art exhibit broke out! This is why we love this town! Cheers... Art Jericho is a groovy little gallery nestled in among some old buildings just off trendy … [Read more...] about Art Jericho, The Back Room Poets, And Me
Sometimes someone surprises you with something so lovely you just can't wait to share. Here, in response to reading a galley of Rose Solari's forthcoming book from Alan Squire Publishing, a prose poem from Cynthia Matsakis. Enjoy! In the middle of the morning, I found myself still in bed, lost in … [Read more...] about A Secret Woman Prose Poem
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