I may be one of the last folks who actually wait on the mail. Wait for the mail. Desire it to arrive, which at our house comes with the alarm barking of Turbo, our dappled dachshund and general factotum.
Today the mail brought Susan Meyers' new book, Keep and Give Away, with three bright apples on the cover waiting to be awarded as prizes. Susan is a fellow Queens University graduate, although I was on the fiction side during the MFA program.
And the 2006 Kakalak Anthology of Carolina Poets, arrived as well - visit Kakalak for more info on the book with 170 pages of poetry including work by Susan Meyers and me and many friends across states both north and south.
More on both later.
Now it's back to work - Kevin Watson at Press53 says that Wake Wake Wake is to go to press the end of this week. One last look at the proof ....