Category: Books & Projects

Counting down to my newest book

Counting down to my newest book

My next book, The Life and Death of King Edward, should be published this month! It is about Shakespeare, or more specifically, the man who wrote the works and how his experience fueled his...

4 reasons why Avisa in ‘Willobie’s His Avisa’ is Queen Elizabeth I

4 reasons why Avisa in ‘Willobie’s His Avisa’ is Queen Elizabeth I

This is Part 2 in a two-part series! This blog post assumes you’ve read the first part in this series, 6 reasons why the author of ‘Willobies’s His Avisa’ was Edward de Vere Penelope is...

6 reasons why the author of ‘Willobie’s His Avisa’ was Edward de Vere

6 reasons why the author of ‘Willobie’s His Avisa’ was Edward de Vere

This is Part 1 in a two-part series! Those damn initials Willobie’s His Avisa has two curious initials. Willobie’s His Avisa is a long Elizabethan poem about a woman, Avisa, which has a series...

Reviews of #Bard154

Reviews of #Bard154

I have had two very good reviews of my Shakespeare Sonnet Tweets! The first comes from Edward Devere himself, and ca be seen here. The second comes from Oxfordian Patrick Prentice and can be...

Shakespeare’s Sonnets, or #Bard154

Shakespeare’s Sonnets, or #Bard154

This year I have been reducing all of Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets (14-line poems) into quatrains of 140 characters each.  On Monday I tweeted them (for Twitter’s specifications I had to reduce them to 136...

The Village Trough Needs Your Help!

The Village Trough Needs Your Help!

PLEASE HELP THE VILLAGE TROUGH! The farm-to-table restaurant in my new hometown of Berea, KY is the only one that uses local, organic and pastured ingredients. After two years in their current location, owners Ali...

Press Release: Red Dashboard publishes Steel Cut Oats

Press Release: Red Dashboard publishes Steel Cut Oats

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Red Dashboard Press announces release of Steel Cut Oats by Joshua Gray April 12, 2015 Washington DC — Red Dashboard Press is pleased to announce the release of Steel Cut Oats,...

Mera Bharat and Chapbook Interview

Mera Bharat and Chapbook Interview

Laura Madeline Wiseman was nice enough to ask me if I wanted to be interviewed for her chapbook author series. Of course, I said “Yes!” The interview can be found here. Thanks Laura! It...

Blurb for Steel Cut Oats

Blurb for Steel Cut Oats

As my new book Steel Cut Oats nears completion of production, I have received a blurb from another poet. Very nice words, indeed! Steel Cut Oats is not a cookbook. It is a book...

June 2014 Newsletter

June 2014 Newsletter

My newsletter, which was supposed to be sent out in April, has finally been released! Read it here. Lots of stuff happening: anthologies, kindle versions of new books, and a move back to the...