Duane Simolke (pronounced "Dwain Smoky"). Education: Belmont University (B.A., '89, Nashville, TN), Hardin-Simmons University (M.A., '91, Abilene, TX), and Texas Tech University (Ph.D., '96, Lubbock, TX), all with a major in English.
Writing published in nightFire, Mesquite, Caprock Sun, Midwest Poetry Review, International Journal on World Peace, and many other publications.
Author or co-author of the following books. The Acorn Stories. Stein, Gender, Isolation, and Industrialism: New Readings of Winesburg, Ohio. Holding Me Together. Degranon: A Science Fiction Adventure. Sons of Taldra: A Science Fiction Adventure. The Acorn Gathering: Writers Uniting Against Cancer. The Return of Innocence: A Fantasy Adventure.
Three of my books have received StoneWall Society Pride in the Arts Awards, and one received an AllBooks Reviewers Choice Award.
The Acorn Gathering News & Reviews: http://tagreviews.blogspot.com/
My gay movie reviews: http://www.thisweekintexas.com/
- Lubbock, Texas
- JoinedMarch 23, 2014