where the writers are

Favorite Books

West African and Southern African literature. Mystery stories that are slightly quirky or funny. Anything absurdist or that shifts one's perspective. See "Goodreads" for some of my specific picks. "Hungry" by Alethea Eason.

What I'm Reading

"The Cardinals" by Bessie Head.

Favorite Authors

Kafka, Borges, Bessie Head, Chinua Achebe, Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe series

Influences

Books from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Poetry of Ted Kooser, Walter Bargen, and other Midwestern poets.