My new short story, Animal Crossings, appears in this collection of nature & environmental writing. Available now!
New Fiction in Annual Literary Review – NAR Vol. 4 No. 1
My story Seasons of Chico appears in Northern Appalachia Review. A hunting dog tries to make sense of his owner’s deepening dementia. Honored to be included.
National Veterans Memorial & Museum Black History Month Event
Join us to honor the 200,000 Black Civil War soldiers of the USCT on February 26 at 2PM. Dedicated to the late African American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Readings, music, discussion and much more, with some truly special guests. Free with registration at NVMM. See you there!
“W.G.” Wins SUNNY Award
Honored and excited to share that W.G. won the 2022 SUNNY Award for Nonfiction from Sunbury Press! Coauthor & sibling Donna Burtch & I are very grateful that W.G. Raymond’s life, and those of his troops, are recognized at last.
Writers Conference of Northern Appalachia
Honored to be teaching a class on the role of place in writing at the WCoNA 2023 in Pittsburgh in March. Joining me will be my W.G. coauthor and sister Donna Burtch. Details soon!
Untold Civil War Interview
Had an in-depth discussion of W.G. on the popular podcast Untold Civil War. A wonderful time. Check it out here!
Review of W.G.
“…an engaging history, written by authors who know how to tell a story well.”