Author Archives: Eric Chandler

About Eric Chandler

Husband. Father. Pilot. Cross Country Skier. Writer. Author of Outside Duluth and Down In It.

Shmo’s 2018 Writing Review

Felt like a year where I thought about writing more than I did it. Read far fewer books this year than I read each of the past two years. My publishing output seemed skinnier this year. I’m tempted to feel … Continue reading

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Sisyphus on a Skateboard: A Review of To Keep Him Hidden by Ryan Vine

I found my way into this book when I read this line: The popping gravel. Five boys are driving around town in a car in the poem titled “The Dogs in West Duluth Bark Sometimes Until the Sun Lifts the … Continue reading

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The Subtle Element of Surprise: A Review of Caught Between Coasts (Collected Poems 1989-2018) by Jan Chronister

A book review of Caught Between Coasts (Collected Poems 1989-2018) by Jan Chronister My wife told me about the dialogue a few years back. My daughter said, “Mama, someday, I want to marry somebody like Papa.” My wife asked why. … Continue reading

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