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

Foxglove Moments

Major Breakthrough in Human-Raccoon Relations

  YES! After weeks of cautious, tentative behavior, the raccoon has finally...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

As If Death Summoned at Oregon Historical Society

  The Oregon Historical Society is promoting As If Death Summoned in their current (June 2022)...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 restarts June 14 at Keebler Coffee in Roxy Theater

WordFest restarts June 14 at Keebler Coffee in Roxy Theater WordFest will meet on Tuesday, June 14, 6:00-8:00 pm, at Keebler Coffee Roasters in the Roxy Theater, at 1101 Commerce Avenue in Longview. The event will...Read More

Book Chat Update

April 2022 -- A Chat with Elaine Cockrell

April 2022 -- A Chat with Elaine Cockrell Elaine Cockrell discusses her historical novel, A Shrug of the Shoulders, which tells the story of Japanese Americans who were...Read More

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