Bemidji Library Book Festival

June 11-16 is Bemidji Library Book Festival—a busy week. For the full schedule go to: http://krls.org/docs/krls_docs_bj_poster_Book_Festival_201204.pdf Here is a list of events I plan to participate in: Monday evening I’m going to read in my first poetry slam. Tuesday I will attend Laurie Hertzel’s Writers Workshop titled “Writing Your Life, Finding Your Story.” Wednesday I’ll attend Margi …

Muddy Jungle Rivers

Muddy Jungle Rivers, the author’s memoir, is a close-up look at life on a gunboat during 1968, the bloodiest year of the Vietnam War. It’s the story of a seven-man crew captained by a volatile, pro-war enlisted man. Like Philip Caputo’s A Rumor Of War, this narrative takes the reader into frustration, rage, terror, death, …