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Alan's haunting novel of the AIDS epidemic, As If Death Summoned, was released on December 1, 2020, World AIDS Day, and can be ordered at your favorite bookstore or from any online bookseller (418 pp) Paperback, $18.95, e-Book, $9.99. Read the reviews here.

Foxglove Moments

Woodland Encounter

  Yesterday morning I experienced one of those moments of grace that happens...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

Alan Rose reads from his new novel at WordFest on Jan 12, 2021

Alan Rose reads from his new novel at WordFest on Jan 12, 2021 WordFest coordinator Alan Rose will read from his new novel at the next "WordFest on Zoom" event, Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm. Released on World...Read More

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Book Chat Update

January 2021-Vikki J. Carter talks with Alan Rose about his new novel, "As If Death Summoned."

January 2021-Vikki J. Carter talks with Alan Rose about his new novel, "As If Death Summoned." Alan's novel about the AIDS epidemic, As If Death Summoned, was released by Amble Press, an imprint of Bywater Books, on World AIDS...Read More