Gimbling in the Wabe – Allowables by Nikki Giovanni

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It’s April, which has been declared National Poetry Month; a celebration of poetry created in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. I’m not a poetry aficionado; much of it is way over my head. But some of it – oh, [….]

LitStack Review: Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman

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Trigger Warning:  Short Fictions and Disturbances Neil Gaiman William Morrow Publishers Publication Date: ISBN 978-0-06-233026-0 I freely admit it:  for me (as for many), Neil Gaiman can do no wrong.  He’s the perfect literary celebrity:  moved from the UK to live and work in my Midwestern neck of the woods, calm, unassuming, accessible, champion of [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – A Story Unto Themselves

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Recently, I’ve started helping out at LitStack with their new “Literary Birthday” feature, where from Monday – Friday, a small blurb announces a little something about a writer whose birthday occurs on that day.  It’s been fun doing a tiny bit of research on lots of authors, poets, journalists, and other writers that I never [….]