One More Eclipse Story

I have been studying for forty years how humans are influenced by events in the sky. I knew I wanted to experience the April 8, 2024, eclipse at totality, after all, it would be in the neighborhood. A good friend of mine told me it was like a religious experience. I heard from eclipse...

March Monologue Madness

March Monologue Madness Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 7:30 p.m Morton Library, Rhinebeck, NY Admission by donation. This is an opportunity to see some of the Hudson Valley finest preview their work. My monologue “The Sentencing” will be read by the well-know Hudson Valley actor, Lynda Sales. ...

Writing in Script

I was talking to my dissertation advisor recently about some sources I was planning to use in my research when he said, “If you read script…” and then gave me the archive at which housed original letters and journals from the subject of my study. “I read script,” I said simply. I didn’t tell...

A Dress with a Story

I have taken up a new hobby in retirement all because of my daughter’s upcoming nuptials. She decided she wanted to wear a vintage dress, something from the 1940ies.  She found her dream dress on eBay, and I bid on it.  Without warning, I received a notice from the seller that the dress was...

Prologue to Diamond City

In one of my Zoom readings, I read the prologue of my novel, Diamond City. This prologue was cut out of the final copy of the book.  My cousin, Scott, has been passing my book along to others to read and wanted to give them the opportunity to read the Prologue. This prologue is told...

Live Poetry Reading–Woo Hoo

During Covid-19 I had the honor of winning the Stephen DiBiase prize for poetry. This even is usually coupled with a reading but because of Covid there was no reading. Well, this year, I have been asked to read with the current winners. A great afternoon of poetry. I am so happy that poetry...

Diamond City Hits the Bookshelves Today

My first adult full-length novel, Diamond City, hits the bookshelves today. You can, of course, order it off Amazon or whatever site you normally order books. Please ask for it at your local library and your local bookstores, too! The reviewers say: From the pacing of the story down to the characters’ palpable paranoia and tension,...

Radio Time!

I will be a guest on WDST Radio 100.1 on Sunday, March 26th at 7:30 a.m. with poet Guy Reed and host Victoria Sullivan.  We’ll be reading some of our poems and talking poetry.  Tune in if you’re up early!...

Joseph August Zarelli- The Boy in the Box

Today, at a news conference, the Philadelphia police identified “The Boy In the Box.” For those of you who haven’t heard of “The Boy in the Box,” also sometimes called “America’s Unknown Child,” he is a four year old boy who was found on February 25, 1957, murdered in a bassinet box in a...

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