Poethood/Fatherhood: Gary Metras

Poethood/Fatherhood: Gary Metras

POETRY NEEDS MOONLIGHT        From the youngest age my son was a climber. Out of his crib and smacking onto the hardwood floor, which caused us to install carpeting in his room. The backyard playset, where he made it to the very top and...
Poethood/Fatherhood: David Kirby

Poethood/Fatherhood: David Kirby

My two sons aren’t in my poems so much as they are behind them. Sure, I’ve written about them, but I was always nervous about seeming to say, look what a good dad I am. Mostly, my boys worked their way into the poems the way anybody else does, through some little...
Fleeting

Fleeting

My essay on life, love, letters, and Donald Hall has just appeared in POETS & WRITERS. https://www.pw.org/content/fleeting_in_memory_of_donald_hall
2018 Black River Chapbook Award!!!

2018 Black River Chapbook Award!!!

Holy cow, my collection of short stories, 25 TRUMBULLS ROAD, won the 2018 Black River National Chapbook Competition, sponsored by Black Lawrence Press. It’s a short collection of really creepy stories meant to get under your skin. According to Richard Thomas, author...