Some Books I Love


Purchase My Book Of Poetry As Simple As That

Other Cool Stuff To Support Your Creative Process:
The Wild Unknown Archetype Deck & Guide Book; Kim Krans

What You'll Need For Adventures In Writing: 

Method Writing, The First Four Concepts  Jack Grapes

Method Writing, The Art of Tonal Dynamics  Jack Grapes



Like A Beggar, Ellen Bass

Love Is A Dog From Hell,  Charles Bukowski

All Of Us—The Collected Poems, Raymond Carver

Mayakowvsky's Revolver;  Matthew Dickman

Portable Kisses, Tess Gallagher

The Blessing and Collected Poems, Richard Jones

This Perfect Life, Kate Knapp Johnson


New Selected Poems, Mark Strand



Fiction and Memoir

Cathedral, Raymond Carver

Not By Accident; Samantha Dunn

The Pat Hobby Stories, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Gone Girl;  Gillian Flynn

The Girl On A Train;  Paula Hawkins

The Short Stories: The First Forty-nine Stories

with a Brief Preface by the Author, Ernest Hemingway

The Talented Mr. Ripley, Patricia Highsmith

Cowboys Are My Weakness, Pam Houston

In A Lonely Place, Dorothy Hughes

Ride The Pink Horse, Dorothy Hughes


The New York Stories, John O'Hara

Chronology of Water, Lydia Yuknavich

Books About Writing, Creativity, and Life

When The Rewards Can Be So Great; Essays on Writing & The Writing Life

The Right to Write An Invitation and Initiation Into the Writing Life; Julia Cameron

Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making; John Fox

Change Your Thoughts—Change Your Life, Living the Wisdom of the Tao;  Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Big Magic: Creative Living Without Fear; Elizabeth Gilbert

Judgment Detox: Release the Beliefs That Hold You Back From Living a Better Life;  Gabrielle Bernstein

Books Written By Friends


Paddle to Paddle, Lois Chapin 

The Naked Eye: New and Selected Poems, 1987-2012; 

Jack Grapes


Dr. Nightingale's Workbook for Mental Health

During a Pandemic; Dr. Lois Nightingale

Kicking Towards the Deep End; Lisa Segal

Above Houses, Broken Windows, Oceans; Alima Sherman