carlisle ‘n’ me at the Brew hoho !

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday, 2-5 p.m., Dec. 5, 2021, close to 40 writers of all descriptions and variations will gather under the roof the Hardywood Park Craft Brewery for the annual Chop Suey Books Brew Ho- Ho!! I will be among that number to introduce Carlisle Montgomery to those who don't yet know her, and, my … Continue reading carlisle ‘n’ me at the Brew hoho !

Chapter 32 FARE YOU WELL [excerpt]

Subject: Carlisle Montgomery, Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead, Brokedown Palace, Truckin', Friend of the Devil, Longstreet's, Wilmington, N.C., Harry Kollatz Jr., Richmond, Va., Kurt Cobain, Dr. John, Django Reinhardt, Rule of Party Bands Images: Photographer, Ashley Marie Myers. Subject: Andrea Whitt The Live Wires played Wilmington, N.C., on the day the world heard about the Grateful … Continue reading Chapter 32 FARE YOU WELL [excerpt]

“Lumbering, Creative And Engaging” — The first “Carlisle” Review

[Images: (left) Primer Fiction, publisher; right, Harry Kollatz Jr.] Writer and critic Robin Rushing gives "Carlisle Montgomery" her first published review, in Richmond's Style Weekly. Tip of the Hat  For good or ill, when some locals think of Richmond personalities over the last 30 years a handful stand out. To wit: Douglas Wilder, Dave Brockie, … Continue reading “Lumbering, Creative And Engaging” — The first “Carlisle” Review

Israfel, Carlisle, Poe, and Me

pinThe Poe Museum 1914 E Street Save the date and bring your folding money or check to the Poe Museum, at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, July 7. Come and hear the evocation of the demiurgic force that compelled Edgar Allan Poe to create; at least, in the novel's Poe bio-pic. Then engage in matters commercial, … Continue reading Israfel, Carlisle, Poe, and Me