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The Return of Sunshine: Poems by a Laureate for Ecstatic Grandparents.
Out November 1, 2018.

Singing Indiana Birdsong to My Grandson” with Gordon Bonham, 7/28/18

Bob Dylan 77th Birthday Bash Tribute 5/24/18
New book: Whitman, Illuminated by The Message
Monster a finalist for Foreword INDIES Award
Shrinking the Monster.
Catholic Boy Blues: A Poet's Journal of Healing
Bless This Mess:
Writing About Difficult Relationships


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Singing Indiana Birdsong to My Grandson” with Gordon Bonham, 7/28/18
Blues and Poetry with Guitarist Gordon Bonham
Jazz and Poetry with Monika Herzig
CD Imagine: Indiana in Music and Words (Monika Herzig collaboration)
With Photographer Richard Fields
With Photographer David Pierini
With Photographer Darrell Jones
Essay “Collaborating with Indiana Photographer Darrell Jones”
With German (Franconian) Photographer Andreas Riedel
Workshop with Poet-Therapist Liza Hyatt: Writing About Difficult Relationships

Shrinking the Monster: Healing the Wounds of Our Abuse 
Catholic Boy Blues: A Poet's Journal of Healing
American Dreams: Reveries and Reflections
Songs in Sepia & Black and White
Sweet Sister Moon: celebrations of women
Bloodroot: Indiana Poems
The Ripest Moments: A Southern Indiana Childhood (prose memoir)
Invisible Presence: A Walk through Indiana in Photographs and Poems
Looking for God's Country
The Country I Come From
Bittersweet along the Expressway: Poems of Long Island
Blue-Eyed Grass: Poems of Germany
 Finding the Grain: Pioneer German Journals and Letters from Dubois County
Somewhere in Southern Indiana
 Beneath the Cherry Sapling: Legends from Franconia


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