Alan's haunting novel of the AIDS epidemic, As If Death Summoned, was released on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2020, and has won the Foreword INDIES LGBT Book of the Year Award. Watch the book trailer here. Read the reviews here.

Foxglove Moments

Snowbound (Not complaining)

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Memories out of Season

Coming into the Heartland

  I came to Lower Columbia Community Action Program in 1999 as the new Community...Read More...

A Writer's Journal

Book Club for Our Times

 I have been working with the Kelso and Longview Public Libraries to create a "Book Club...Read More...

A Northman's Reveries

Pondering Life, Death, and Other Imponderables

  William Saroyan, author of The Human Comedy, once observed, “Everybody has...Read More...

WordFest News

WordFest launches 2023 fall season

WordFest launches 2023 fall season WordFest resumes for its fall season on Tuesday, September 12, 6:00-8:00 pm, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1428 22nd Avenue in...Read More

Book Chat Update

August 2023 -- A Chat with Hal Calbom

August 2023 -- A Chat with Hal Calbom August 2023--Journalist & documentary producer Hal Calbom discusses his new book, Empire of Trees, which celebrates the first 100...Read More

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