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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


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Fr. Augustine Wetta's class at St. Louis Priory School (MO) is reading through a sequence of Homer, Virgil, Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Cervantes, Milton, Carroll, and Youmans! I love being the little red caboose on that artful train. The students are reading Thaliad, and the wonderful Fr. Augustine a.k.a. Fr. Dude has allowed them to ask me two
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Catherwood
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