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Alan's haunting novel of the AIDS epidemic, As If Death Summoned, was released on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2020, and has won the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Watch the book trailer here. Read the reviews here.

Foxglove Moments

A glorious time of year

                                       In June,       ...Read More...

Memories out of Season

The power of love ... and cookies

  There is now a call by the conservative group "One Million Moms" for a...Read More...

A Writer's Journal

On writing about the AIDS epidemic in a time of Covid

My publisher’s attorneys assure me that this is a work of fiction and that all the people in it...Read More...

A Northman's Reveries

Pondering Life, Death, and Other Imponderables

  William Saroyan, author of The Human Comedy, once observed, “Everybody...Read More...

WordFest News

June WordFest offers a variety of voices

June WordFest offers a variety of voices The June event of WordFest on Zoom was held on Tuesday, June 8 (7:00-8:00 pm) and featured a Young Adult novel, a mystery set in an Amsterdam art gallery, and...Read More

Book Chat Update

March 2021-Mike Perry on the Lewis & Clark trail

March 2021-Mike Perry on the Lewis & Clark trail Michael Perry‘s excellent series on the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804-06 that first ran in the Columbia River Reader has now...Read More

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