AUDIOBOOK RELEASED!!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

HILLS of HOME, my memoir about growing up in Appalachia, has been released as an AUDIOBOOK in October 2018, narrated by the author, and is now available:

Download: at Audible as well as Amazon and iTunes.

Audiobook on CD: at


Praise for Hills of Home:
"I think the book is a valuable detailed and most honest documentation of a part of Appalachia that has not been celebrated so well until now." (Earl Hamner, Jr., best-selling author of Spencer's Mountain and creator of the beloved The Waltons television series)

​​Adelaide Books of NEW YORK has released my new book 


in January 2019, available NOW on Amazon

  • This collection of poetry has been illustrated by the award-winning artist and illustrator, Ashley Teets of Ashley Teets Illustration.
  • I will be doing a Book Signing of PIVOT at my publisher's booth at the BOOK EXPO in New York on May 30th at the Javits Convention Center.
  • Pivot will also be included in the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany this Fall!

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                                                                                           Other News

  • "Ode to Earl Hamner" published in the print editon of the Nelson County Times and their online version The News & Advance
  • Poems "Unrestrained" and "Grandmother's Vines"published in the Summer issue of Halcyon Magazine