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 LGBT Book of the Year Award. Watch the book trailer here. Read the reviews here.

Foxglove Moments

Learning from the Seasons

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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

As If Death Summoned named Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Winner.

Bywater Books has announced that its novel, As If Death Summoned by Alan E. Rose, was named a...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

WordFest on hiatus until a safer 2022

WordFest on hiatus until a safer 2022 Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, WordFest is not meeting in person until the new year, when it is hoped vaccination rates in Cowlitz County will make it possible...Read More

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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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