Saturday, March 28, 2009


My short "Say" is up on Mad Swirl. Please support this wonderful publication, dedicated to "the madness of creation," by reading, submitting, and giving the editor, Johnny Olson, and all at Mad Swirl a big shout out. Enjoy, and thanks for reading.

Thursday, March 26, 2009


My short "Partings" is up in Issue 2 of The Legendary. I hope you enjoy. Congratulations and well done to editors Jim Parks and Katie Moore.

Friday, March 20, 2009

"Fiery Objects"

My short "Fiery Objects" is up on The Dirty Napkin, Volume 2.2. An audio recording of my reading the piece is also available to subscribers. Congratulations to The Dirty Napkin's Managing Director and Co-Creator, Jeremy C. Ellis, and all his team for their tireless work. I'm honored to be included in this excellent issue along with so many talented fellow writers and poets, in particular the wonderful Terri Brown-Davidson.

Monday, March 16, 2009


BURST is an ezine designed especially for mobile devices. It's an excellent read, and I'm thrilled to have my short "Circling" included in its Spring Issue.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

If You Happen To Be In San Francisco

I'll be reading next week and would love to see you there. Details are as follows:

6:30-8:00 pm
At The Gorgeous Offices of
Performing Arts Workshop
1661 Tennessee Street, Unit 3-O
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: (415) 673-2634
ADMISSION: FREE (but you're welcome to make a small contribution to the Performing Arts Workshop, a non-profit that brings the arts to Bay Area youth).

"Douglass Reads 4" will feature short shots from the works-in-progress of:

Salem Admassu
Leslie Bahr
Sara Dwyer
Jeanne Humphrey
Zach Grear
Patty Griffith
Lorena Landeros
Ethel Rohan
Mark Rubnitz
Jackie Smith
Anne Trickey &
John Trout

The vibe will be more sunny than somber. We are people who take our work—but not ourselves—seriously.

Refreshments will be served. Come on down.

6S February Six-Of-The-Month Award

Congratulations to Laurita Miller on winning 6S's February Six-Of-The-Month Award. Thanks so much to everyone for your votes on my "What No One Told Me." I truly appreciate your support.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Nominated for Six Sentences' Six Of The Month

"What No One Told Me" has just been nominated for Six Sentences' Six Of The Month for February. I'm touched, and honored. The other nominations are all wonderful reads and I feel in excellent company. Congratulations to all. If you'd like to vote you can do so by March 11 at: