Sat. 10/2/21, 5pm PDT. Register at https://www.unsolicitedpress.com/reading2021.html
I am honored to be reading with acclaimed novelist and poet Anne Leigh Parrish. We will each read selections from our favorite poetry and fiction publications. After the readings we will discuss our inspirations and how we balance writing both poetry and fiction. Followed by an informal Q&A.
This story is adapted from a scene in my novel Lucky Ride.
Thank you to Living Springs Publishers!
There is a special discount for pre-ordering the anthology:
Here is a preview from the publisher:
Author Terry Tierney has written an excellent tale of a hitchhiker and his journey through Texas. A recent Vietnam era veteran, Flash, sets off on a cross-country hitchhiking trip to escape his unraveling marriage. In Fort Worth a Texas Ranger orders him into his patrol car at gunpoint, and Flash fears arrest or worse with an ounce of weed rolled into his sleeping bag.
Read more about Lucky Ride, which will be published 12/31/2021 by Unsolicited Press: Lucky Ride
Preorder a copy of Lucky Ride.
Thank you to Club Plum Literary Journal for including my story “Greyhound” in their current issue.
Like the character in the story, I logged many miles on buses, assuming I could afford the ticket, especially when it was too cold or wet to hitchhike. As much as I love Jack Kerouac, I always seemed to have less money than Sal Paradise.
The link below includes a soundtrack from Calpurnia, also entitled “Greyhound.” Very cool.
Thank you to Brett Pribble and Ghost Parachute for publishing my flash fiction story. I love the illustration by Paulaidan Minerva.
Three children gather around a dead crow….
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….