Social Responsibility and the Art of the Pen

I am conflicted. One would think that for a novelist being conflicted would be a familiar, if not wholly desirable, state of affairs. But the truth is, I am not used to this feeling. I am a fairly forthright, take me or leave me, accept me for who I am (yes, that is a Rent … Continue reading Social Responsibility and the Art of the Pen

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Spotlight on Lily of Peru by David Edmonds

  Synopsis: Markus goes to war-torn Peru for one reason: to take home the woman he's loved since his Peace Corps days—Marisa with the long dark hair and sparkling blue eyes. But when he arrives in Lima, he's confronted by a general with a subpoena, agents with guns, and the startling accusation that she's a … Continue reading Spotlight on Lily of Peru by David Edmonds

Review: A.C. PAPA Literary Journal, Vol. I

Review by Barbara Pyles Barker, writer Reading this inaugural issue of A.C. PAPA was a special treat for me, because the many wonderful poems and stories evoke a world from my own memories. Like Robin McClary who wrote the foreword, I grew up in the Sunshine State and know many of the same things: palmettoes; … Continue reading Review: A.C. PAPA Literary Journal, Vol. I