Q & A with Author Leila Meacham

Author Leila Meacham and Pulpwood Queen Kathy Patrick

Editor’s Note: One of the best things about attending Kathy Patrick’s Girlfriend Weekend in Jefferson, Texas  is the opportunity I get to meet some pretty fabulous writers. If it seems like we writers are always plugging other writers, it’s because we love reading good books at much as you do. I heard New York Times [Read More...]

Colin Kaepernick: Mother & Child Reunion


I don’t know if you have been following all the hoopla over the upcoming Super Bowl. If so, perhaps you have seen the story about 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick? Adopted out as an infant, Colin’s birth mother has come forward to say she is eager to have a face-to-face meeting with her son — when, if, [Read More...]

The Poet Incarnate

My visit in Marshall, Texas

I tried to find him, asked everyone I came across: Do you know the name of the doctor? The doctor who had operated on my dad in the battlefield. No one knew. The doctor had been a young man, the father of small boys, when he was drafted, and shipped off to Vietnam. They handed [Read More...]