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Hard and Heavy Questions

A Review of A Hard and Heavy Thing by Matthew J. Hefti   Sometimes, as a kid, I asked my dad for advice. Should I pick path A or B? He usually said this cryptic line: “Life is full of … Continue reading

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Shmo’s 2017 Writing Review

“What’s the point of keeping it inside?” — Benjamin Busch (Author of Dust to Dust) He said this to me after I commented that a lot of military writers were “really putting it all out there.” That was in February, … Continue reading

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Guts, Generosity, and Gratitude: AWP17 Highlights

Randy Brown AKA “Charlie Sherpa” invited me to go with him to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference (AWP17) in Washington, D.C. I was on a panel that he moderated called, Citizen-Soldier-Poet: Using Poetry to Bridge the Civil-Military … Continue reading

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