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2016 Appearances:

  • 3/22/16 Franklin County Library (Rocky Mount) 6–8 PM

  • 4/14/16 Westlake Library 2 PM–4 PM

  • 4/23/16 Franklin County Library (Rocky Mount) 10 AM–1 PM

  • 4/29/16 Penhook, VA. Water's Edge Country Club Author Event 6:30 PM

  • 5/7/16 Wytheville, VA. Library 10 AM-2 PM

  • 5/12/16 Fincastle, VA. Fincastle Public Library,  6:00 PM

  • 5/14/16 Vinton, VA. Vinton Public Library, 11 AM
  • 6/11/16 Rocky Mount, VA. Virginia Office Supply 10AM-noon
  • 6/25/16 Danville, VA. Brewed Awakening 10AM-2 PM
  • 9/24/16 Danville, VA. Brewed Awakening 10AM-2 PM
  • 10/29/16 Westlake. Runk & Pratt Festival, 10 AM-2 PM
  • 11/18/16 Westlake, CJ's Coffee Shop, 1-3 PM

"Authors on Grayson" in Galax, VA 2011

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 Booker T. Washington National Monument

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ISBN 978-0-9842449-1-1


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I've had work in several anthologies. Among them are Cup of Comfort for WritersAnthology of Appalachian Writers, Vol. II, edited by Silas House, and Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Vol. III, edited by Bobbie Ann Mason


 I have two poems and a short story in Voices from Smith Mountain Lake and Reflections on Smith Mountain Lake, both produced by Lake Writers, the literary branch of Smith Mountain Arts Council.