“What It Takes to Be Free” Review of The White Field by Douglas Cole in the Adelaide Literary Magazine

Grateful to the Adelaide Literary Magazine for publishing my review of Douglas Cole’s new novel: http://adelaidemagazine.org/2020/10/20/what-it-takes-to-be-free-by-terry-tierney/

You can flip through the entire issue here: https://anyflip.com/fypa/pxth/

Below is a sneak preview:

In the first magnetic lines of The White Field by Douglas Cole, the narrator Tom enters a surreal purgatory: “I walked into the sun. It seared the road and the rooftops, intense, blinding.” For Tom, the bright heat greets his release from prison, but not as a mere celebration of freedom….

“It Starts With Hemingway” new poem in the Remington Review

Grateful to the Remington Review for publishing my poem and including me with the fine authors in the current issue.

This poem links Hemingway’s influence on my writing and his polydactyl cats. And it recalls the polydactyl cats my sister raised in upstate New York. I often wonder if she unknowingly adopted one of Hemingway’s family.