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
Bermuda Shorts by James J Patterson, is available right here! And while you're at it, check out Rose Solari's upcoming novel A Secret Woman, (It's a sexy romp thru time and space!) due in April. And don't miss Joanna Biggar's That Paris Year, it's a must read for the traveller in us all! For news … [Read more...] about Find Your Bermuda Shorts!
There's only one thing corporate America hates more than paying their fair share of taxes, and that's paying American workers a fair and decent wage. There follows a current rant on unemployment, the "I" of the Newt, a middle finger for the voters in Michigan, a tax the rich harangue, and some … [Read more...] about Winter’s A-Comin’! Part II
Winter's A-Comin'! Part I After a whirlwind swing through the Bay Area last spring, thanks to the incomparable Lowry and Linda McFerrin (from Proforma and Left Coast Writers respectively), James J. Patterson and wife, poet, Rose Solari, were off to The Land of the Northern Pine for some needed R&R … [Read more...] about Winter’s A-Comin’!
Thomas Paine Scholar At Gadsby's Tavern! Paine Scholar Patrick Hughes was the featured speaker at Thomas Paine's 274th birthday celebration at Gadsby's Tavern in Old Town Alexandria on Jan. 29th. Mr. Hughes gave an inspired talk on Paine birthday celebrations over the past 200 years and helped Alan … [Read more...] about Thomas Paine Scholar At Gadsby’s Tavern!