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The Blue Life Sketches
This collection of poetry is Jonathan Treadway's publication debut. Each piece brings in the author's rich biography and geography to compliment an eloquent writing style of simplicity. Raised as a preacher's son, only to later fail at the family business, allows Treadway's allusions to overlap in a contest of once-was faith in the buckle of the Bible belt: Kentucky. Collo ...more
Paperback, 40 pages
Published June 12th 2009 by THROWBACK BOOKS
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The perfect marriage of words and binding. Treadway's southern soul shines brightly -- though sometimes through a tarnished glass -- in this collection. Printed on vellum and beautifully bound in a book that resembles a hymnal, which is perfect for Treadway's Baptist-tinged work.
The year of our Lord, 1976, Kentucky: Jonathan Treadway was born a preacher's son but went on to fail at the family business. Sometime in the '90s he was to an Abraham Lincoln impersonator preach the gospel and play hymns on a saw; he has not been the same since. A poets, painter and musician, Treadway lives with his cat Sylvia and reside in Bowling Green, KY in an attic loft of a former church re ...moreMore about Jonathan Treadway