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andrew-q-lam's picture
A writer writes. He often writes into the dark. but once in a while there's a response, and it turns that solitary gesture into an intimate dialogue. The letter from a college student sent me after she read my book,  Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, is earnest and untempered...
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We knew, my older brother Matt and I, that my father had enlisted in the Air Force in 1963. He told us that he had wanted to get away from home, out from under his father, and so, instead of waiting to be drafted, he simply marched downtown and enlisted. My grandfather had served in the Air Force...
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Two days left to snag a signed copy of new Vietnam War memoir-w/-a-musical twist Rock 'N' Roll Soldier!! Leave a comment at AuthorsNow! and you're automatically entered to win!
angela-k-nickerson's picture
I am excited to invite you to enter the second annual WanderWomen Write Contest for budding and experienced female travel writers!  My friend Beth over at Wanderlust and Lipstick is sponsoring this fabulous travel writing contest.  I know you have a good story to tell, and here's a great reason to...
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Fab Rock 'N' Roll Soldier review in Richmond, VA's Style Weekly!
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So I've been holding my breath. Kirkus and Booklist both gave great reviews to Rock 'N' Roll Soldier, the Vietnam War memoir for young adults I co-wrote with veteran Dean Kohler, just pubbed last week by HarperTeen. But School Library Journal, another of those key library industry journals, had...
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Seems like it was just two weeks ago that my last book launched – wait, it was! click here! – but today I'm doing the extra-super-happy dance for official publication of Rock 'N' Roll Soldier: A Memoir, my first YA (young adult) title. Co-written with Vietnam veteran Dean Ellis Kohler, R 'N' RS...
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Always Faithful is available for sale, here https://www.createspace.com/3390060 .
larry-schliessmann's picture
Landing at New York's JFK airport felt normal enough. I had flown several times over the span of the previous two years. Before then, I never stepped foot aboard an airplane. Required to wear my dress uniform, despite my formal discharge from active duty, was not bothersome. Although I'd heard of...
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Lac Su left his homeland of Vietnam under gunfire, and at age five, began his life in America in an apartment teeming with drugs and prostitutes. His memoir, I LOVE YOUS ARE FOR WHITE PEOPLE, tells the story of his search for a sense of worth and belonging from a violent father and local gangs. It’...