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




Stories by Duane Simolke
Now That We're Grown: A Gay Romance Short Story by DuaneSimolke
Now That We're Grown: A Gay Romanc...
Gavin Hernandez and Peter Montoya meet before high school. Gavin admires how Peter never complains about bein...
Sons of Taldra: A Science Fiction Adventure by DuaneSimolke
Sons of Taldra: A Science Fiction...
In an alternate reality, an Iroquois scientist and her twin gay sons battle shapeshifting aliens. Telius want...
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