Confidence

Six years ago, at the beginning of Fall on the cusp of turning 50, and after a summer in which all confidence was beginning to abandon me in many areas of my life, I put together a selection of poems and sent them out in the world. I had not attempted to publish anything for eight […]

Today is World AIDS Day: “The Democracy of Water”

December 1. It’s an interesting day to remember and/or try to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. It’s a time for celebrating the holidays, finishing up the year, planning ahead. But it is a good time for reflection and, I suppose, any day is a good time for that. In point of fact, we cannot eradicate […]

Lambda Literary Q&A for The Narrows, Miles Deep

I was so pleased to be interviewed by Karen Schechner, Senior Indie Editor for Kirkus Reviews for the Lambda Literary Website. I thank her profusely for including me in her new series of interviews on self-published writers. Click here for the interview: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/features/06/26/qa-with-self-published-writer-tom-schabarum/ The Narrows, Miles Deep was first selected by Felice Picano for LLF’s 2011 […]

Originally posted on Indie Reviews:
The Narrows, Miles Deep by Tom Schabarum consists of the title novella and three unrelated short stories: My Kid in Footlights, The Road to Alaska and Follow Me Through. The novella, The Narrows, Miles Deep, is the beautifully written and heartrending story of Eric Morris and Roy Bancroft, lovers who…