The Death of Miriam Carey: An Unnecessary Cruelty

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There will be a lot of people who disagree with me. I don’t mind. Disagreement is part of a healthy dialogue. I have said it a gazillion times before and I’ll reiterate it now — I never, ever want to live in the place where everyone thinks the same way. Disclaimer out of the way, [Read More...]

The Creative’s Path

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Whenever people ask how I became a writer I tell them Vietnam made me a writer.   I have met people who don’t get it, the way my identity as a writer, as a person, is so intricately shaped by war. The Vietnam war of all things. I was nearly 40 before I found a way [Read More...]

In the Hood with Billy Coffey

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A lot of people talk about the art of writing. Some of the people who say they are writers simply practice the art of hype. But Billy Coffey is the real deal. A good-hearted fellow who can craft a story from table scraps. Billy’s latest book — When Mockingbirds Sing — will hit the shelves [Read More...]


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