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What I'm up to in print--in 2011 I published a collection of poems, The Throne of Psyche, and my novel A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage appeared on March 30th. You may read the first chapter at Scribd: http://thepalaceat2.blogspot.com/2012.... My novels and poetry collections are: Little Jordan (David R. Godine, Publisher, 1995), Catherwood (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996), The Wolf Pit (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001/Shaara Award), The Curse of the Raven Mocker (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003), Claire (Louisiana State University, 2003), Ingledove (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005), Val/Orson (P. S. Publishing, 2009), and brand new The Throne of Psyche (Mercer University Press, 2011); forthcoming are: Glimmerglass (P. S. Pu...more


Congratulations to Mercer University Press, director Marc Jolley, and staff on Mercer's 35th anniversary! Here they are on the back cover of Publishers Weekly. Below, see them on the interior back cover. (You can find Glimmerglass on one of those, and me on the other.)

As someone who writes both poetry and fiction and who values collaboration, I've inevitably found a wild range of
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Catherwood
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