Great Headlines

April 22, 2010

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"Openings Expected in Mass. School Stabbing Trial" -- Associated Press, April 12, 2010

"Giant Leech with Teeth Found in Peruvian Girl's Nostril" -- WOLF-TV (Orlando, FL.) April 15, 2010

"The Thought of Making Love to Larry King Is Enough to Make Your Hair Stand on End" -- Daily News (NY), April 16, 2010

"Satan Was Given One Too Many Chances" (more…)

Channeling Hemingway/The Great Boobquake

April 21, 2010

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Headline from Agence France-Presse:

"Extramarital Sex Fuels Earthquakes: Senior Iran Cleric" -- April 17, 2010

Naturally this is the fault--so to speak--of women. On my next visit to the gynecologist, I'll ask him to check my tectonic plates.

UPDATE: In response to Iranian cleric Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi's proclamation that immodestly dressed women cause earthquakes by leading (more…)

More Great Headlines

April 15, 2010

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"Adolf Hitler Nude Sketch for Sale" -- Daily Telegraph (London), February 26, 2010

"Earth Under Attack from Death Star" -- Sun (London), March 12, 2010

"Is It Safer to Sleep with a Cow or a Bat?" -- Toronto Sun, March 20, 2010

"Chickens Seized During Routine Iowa City Traffic Stop" -- Gazette (Cedar Rapids), March 23, 2010

"Killer Icicles Terrorize Russians" -- (more…)

National Poetry Month

April 14, 2010

I didn't realize till today that April is National Poetry Month. That being the case, I have interviews posted here on the blog with Maxine Kumin, Simon Ortiz, and Robert Pinsky. Just click on their names, or on the tag "Author Interviews," in the column of Tags to the left.

Selected Works

Nonfiction
“This book is, quite simply, remarkable journalism and remarkable writing.”
--Robert B. Parker
"Taut with suspense...crackles like a bestselling novel." -- Barry Reed, author of The Verdict
Fiction
"Susan Kelly's maiden mystery is fresh and free-spirited with lively characters, snappy dialogue...and a suspenseful plot." -- Washington Post
“Spinetingling... noteworthy... brings the horror of being a victim into sharp focus.”
--Publishers Weekly
“Thought-provoking... a gritty, bittersweet story with added depth and dimension.”
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"A page-turner with action and suspense." -- SSC Booknews
"A winner for fans of literate, witty mysteries." -- Tony Hillerman
"The Summertime Soldiers has love, sex, and murder and most of all, a heart." -- Boston Herald