You’ve signed a contract. Now what?

These notes accompany a talk I’ve given at a few writers conferences.—Kim  Traditional Publishing versus Self-publishing The publishing world has changed dramatically over the past few decades. With the ease of self-publishing now, why would you even consider traditional publishing? The traditional publisher shoulders the expense of production, With a team of professionals at their […]

The History of the Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association

My History with Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association I wrote this piece for the Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association many years ago. As you will read, I have a personal interest in the history of this organization. I also designed and have been looking after their website for quite a few years.   You can read the […]

Jan Cole’s Poetry

Sisypha Larvata Prodeat (Sisypha Wearing a Mask Advances) Sisypha Larvata Prodeat (Sisypha Wearing a Mask Advances), one of my inaugural projects with Madville Publishing LLC, is a poetry book by my dear friend and mentor, Jan Cole. I tried to turn this project down, because it is complicated by Adelina Moya’s beautiful full-color paintings illustrating […]

AWP 2018

I’m heading to AWP 2018. I’m really looking forward to this conference, and I hope to see many of my writing friends there. You will find me in one of two places for most of the conference: The Texas Review Press Booth #751 or the Goliad Review & Press table, #T320. Here is my schedule: […]

Goliad Review and Press

I can, at last, brag about my new position at Goliad Review and Press. Since last November, I have been working with some friends from South Texas to bring a new literary journal and press to life. Have a look at this page, and you’ll see my name on the masthead as Production Manager. https://www.goliadreview.com/contact/  […]