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The blog book tour for Conquering Venus beings today and the first stop is at Christine Swint's wonderful Balanced on the Edge blog. I did a Q&A with Christine a few works ago about the novel and it's creation. The blog tour will consist of Q&As, essays, reviews and video interviews. Here's...
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I'm thrilled that Powell's Bookstore is now selling Conquering Venus. It's one of America's greatest indie stores. You can order it at their online store or stop by and ask for one. Here's an updated list, with more options for those in the United Kingdom: Powell's Books A1 Books The Saint...
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Many thanks to Southern Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown for the article and her thoughts onConquering Venus in the new edition. You can read the interview at this link. It's perfect timing before next Wednesday's reading at Outwrite Books. There's been discussion about who would be cast in the...
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Conquering Venus is now in stock at Amazon.com in both the print and Kindle editions and at Barnes & Noble. Vanilla Heart also alerted me that it's been shipped to the distributors, including Ingram and Baker & Taylor.While some bookstores will have the novel on their shelves, I encourage...
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You can now pre-order "Conquering Venus" at Barnes & Noble for just $11.21! You can order at this link.  The wonderful poet Saeed Jones interviewed me at his blog, for southern boys who consider poetry, about my poetry and "Conquering Venus." Read it at this link.
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Just sent over final corrections for Conquering Venus to Vanilla Heart. It looks amazing, even as a PDF. I'll see a final, hard copy proof in a few weeks. Vanilla Heart also alerted me that Amazon.com has the novel available for pre-order for $14.95 with a release date of Aug. 5, but if you want to...
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Dedication and acknowledgement pages for Conquering Venus have gone to Vanilla Heart, a final galley is coming in July and then it goes to the press. The book will officially launch at the Decatur Book Festival over Labor Day weekend. 
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Currently tucked into the driven snow on the eastern side of Long Island reading “The Road Washes Out in Spring — A Poet’s Memoir of Living Off the Grid ” — about one fourth of the way in — and am enthralled, meditative, attuned, and simply feeling extremely romantic about places I’ve never lived...