Articles

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WHAT IF...? A COUNTERFACTUAL THOUGHT EXPERIMENT, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY (2014)

A Counterfactual though experiment on the effects of smog, not so much on us, as...

 

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Apropos Doors, Janus and Tristram Shandy, The Shandean (2009)

Discusses the use of doors in Sterne's Tristram Shandy to represent class, the foundations of...

 

Books

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FRAGMENTS OF INNER ARCHITECTURE: novel (2014)

The events of a life are arranged in ways that are not chronological. Rather they...

 

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Polyvocal: Poems (2014)

In this text "polyvocal" has three general meanings. In one, after its etymology, it has...

 

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SHOTS IN THE DARK: THE PRESENCE OF ABSENCE IN IMAGINATIVE LITERATURE (IW) (2014)

Western metaphysics and IW can be described as a search for "first" presences, not absences....

 

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NECTAR IN A SIEVE (2013)

NOVEL about the Ozarks of Missouri. Features an old man who finds transcendence only in...

 

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Pollyvocal: Short Stories (2013)

Most fiction writers write (or attempt to write) in a univocal voice (or "style"). Hemingway's...

 

Contributions to Books

A Cloud of Inattention, WordRiver (2011)
 

Evil Makes Us Human, WordRiver (2011)
 

A Game of Chess, Biblophil (2010)
 

Tucker's Coat, Weber Studies (2004)
 

Popular Press

Song of the Chamois Hunter, Herald Journal, Logan Utah (2007)

This is a response prose/poem to a notice in National Geographic, July 2007: It wasn't...

 

Unpublished Papers

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HEMINGWAY AND NORMAL FALLIBILITY (2013)

Representing failure is common in literature. It is one of the major ways one keeps...

 

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HEMINGWAY'S THEATER OF MORTALITY (2013)

Describes how Hemingway uses death, and the response to it, to end many of his...

 

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Lectures on cast shadows (2013)

Shadows convey information in the written text: for example, uncertainty, death, mystery and the like....

 

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USING TRAGEDY, ZZZ (2013)

Describes how three groups of people use tragedy: readers, writers, critics. Some effects are criticism...

 

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NOTES ON THEATRE OF THE ABSURD (2005)

These are notes from the author's classes on teaching theatre of the absurd: these include...

 

Presentations

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BECALMED: A modest contribution to the vast literature on cannibalism (2014)

A 10 minute play. 3 characters. A yacht out to win a sailing race is...

 

Losing the Way, Finding the Way (2014)

:10 minute play. 3 characters. Losing one thing and finding another is central to most...

 

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EXISTENTIAL VERTIGO (2013)

A MICROPLAY OF THE ABSURD. Two mountaineers out to summit a mountain in record time...

 

Latex Gloves Heartland Theatre 2012 (2012)

One Act Play: boy meets girl while shopping. A lightning relationship starts to happen. They...

 

Faces on the Cutting Room Floor (2011)

One act play in 8 scenes. 3 characters, narrator, Bonnie and Clyde. Script purported to...

 

Other

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word~river literary review (2011) (with John Quinn, Gary Pullman, Susan Nyikos, Steven Kunert, Denise M. Rogers, Bruce Wyse, Victoria Large, Kate Sweeney, Jeremy Beatson, Blase Drexler, Thea Cervone, Victor Hawk, Andrew Madigan, Ross Talarico, Akin Taiwo, Dianna Calareso, Jeffrey Arnett, Gail Radley, Gene Washington, Laurie Duesing, Brian R. Young, Anne Stark, I.M. Chapman, Natalie Ivnik Mount, Rebecca Leah Păpucaru, Katy E. Whittingham, Judy Shearer, Alex M. Frankel, Nina Schneider, Rosann Kozlowski, Norah Bowman-Broz, Maggie Wheeler, Jade Hidle, Susan Howard, and Eddie Malone), word~river (2011)

wordriver is a literary journal dedicated to the poetry, short fiction and creative nonfiction of...

 

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Exercises in magic realism (2011)

With magic realism one infuses the secular, mundane, world with the almost supernatural. As such...

 

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Mystery at Mesa Verde (2010)

Short story: This story takes us back to the time Mesa Verde was inhabited by...

 

Iraq Blog (2009)

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Ten Poems (2007)

Poems on various subjects