Thomas Burchfield's Writings
A Curious Man
Last week, I told about my first visit to Mt Tamalpais in over a year and spun a few memories. I didn’t mention that it was quite warm and humid that day, with only a brush of wind on the high grassy slopes overlooking the plate glass, fog-tabled Pacific. From experience, I knew the thick windless forests of Douglas firs up a piece from where I was were humming...
A Curious Man
San Francisco from Rock Spring on Mt. Tam The East Bay Regional Parks are a string of relatively small pleasures. Running north and south, east of San Francisco Bay, many of them consist of golden grasslands, canyons, and mixed forests of oak, madrone, eucalyptus, and some groves of second-growth redwoods. Redwood Regional Park is particularly appealing as are...
"Dragon's Ark" is not a book to read just before nodding off. Unless you're on very good terms with your nightmares.”
—David Corbett, Author of "Do They Know I'm Running?"
I'm a professional freelance editor now living in Oakland, California. I've written many articles, essays and reviews for such publications as Swing Time Magazine and Posthoc.com. My first novel Dragon's Ark, a contemporary Dracula tale set...
Causes Thomas Burchfield Supports
The Nature Conservancy; Africare; Capitol Public Radio
Thomas’s Favorite Books
Ghost Story, Gravity's Rainbow, Pale Fire, Dracula, The Richard Stark novels, Red Harvest, the short fiction of Ramsey Campbell, The Grapes of Wrath, Conjure...