“Where has the summer gone” sounds so cliché, but that doesn’t lessen how true that statement feels this particular year. Already, students are preparing to return to school, the leaves in the deciduous trees are starting to turn, and birds are gathering in anticipation of a voyage south.
“En Vacances in Quebec City” and “Watching Softball,” Paddler Press, Vol. 5, Summer Fare, August 2022, https://paddlerpress.ca/?post_type=product&p=504&preview=true
“Now You’re Gone,” “Without Her,” and “To The Robin, Building a Nest in My Eavestrough,” Samjoko, Summer 2022, https://www.samjokomagazine.com/nowyouregone-lisatimpf
In August, a review of In Days to Come, my speculative poetry collection, was posted on The Future Fire web site: http://reviews.futurefire.net/2022/08/timpf-in-days-to-come.html#more
A Life Spent Listening, by Hassan Khalili, published on the Miramichi Reader site August 28, 2022, https://miramichireader.ca/2022/08/a-life-spent-listening-by-hassan-khalili/
The Messy Lives of Book People, by Phaedra Patrick, published on the Miramichi Reader site August 31, 2022, https://miramichireader.ca/2022/08/the-messy-lives-of-book-people-by-phaedra-patrick/
Resonance: Essays on the Craft and Life of Writing, edited by Andrew Chesham and Laura Farina, published on The Miramichi Reader site August 20, 2022, https://miramichireader.ca/2022/08/resonance-essays-on-the-craft-and-life-of-writing-edited-by-andrew-chesham-and-laura-farina/
State of Terror by Hilary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny, published on the Miramichi Reader site August 2, 2022, https://miramichireader.ca/2022/08/state-of-terror-by-hillary-rodham-clinton-and-louise-penny/
Professor Feiff's Compleat Pocket Guide to Xenobiology for the Galactic Traveller, JayHenge Publishing, https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0B97YTX6X
What I’m Working On
In August, I got back to working on short stories, while continuing to chip away at my book review to-do list. I’m expecting much the same trend will continue in September, as I have developed a few story ideas in response to submission calls for speculative fiction stories.