Upcoming Events in 2024

COMING SOON June 19, 2024                     Juneteenth Celebration @ Sully Historic Site -- Fairfax County, VA June 20, 2024                     Night Light poetry reading series #10 (virtual) | 9:00 pm June 27, 2024            [...]

By |2024-06-16T16:18:56+00:00June 14th, 2024|Books and Writing, Community|0 Comments

Published Work & Interviews

Updated: June 2024 Books Metamorphosis¬†| (Forthcoming 2024) ‚Äč‚ÄčDeath Throes of the Broken Clockwork Universe¬†|¬†Atmosphere Press (2022) Mobius: Meditations on Home¬†| Amazon (2020) Poetry "Aerials" "Zazen at Paterson Falls" | Avalon Literature & Arts Magazine, Shenandoah University (2024) "Aria, No 4" | Movable Type: Issue 13, The StoryFest Live, 1455 Literary Arts (2023) "World Without [...]

By |2024-06-15T04:17:15+00:00June 14th, 2024|Books and Writing, Community|0 Comments

Veterans Poetry: Part One

Audio Poetry: Sonora Keys View by Wayne David Hubbard Story: I carry gardens inside of me.  Twenty years ago, it was spring in Iraq. And there was a war. A patch of yellow blooms sprouted near a concrete wall inside my barricaded compound. Between work breaks of filling sandbags and burning waste, [...]

By |2024-05-04T02:53:07+00:00April 18th, 2024|Books and Writing, Community|0 Comments

Bull Run Mountains: A Storied History

Audio Poetry: Proof of Life, No. 4 The End of Longing by Wayne David Hubbard Essay: I have lost count of the open meadows, woodlands, and farms leveled into new housing and commercial developments. The speed of change in a few short years have rendered whole landscapes unrecognizable.  Last year I joined [...]

By |2024-04-25T03:00:27+00:00January 20th, 2024|Books and Writing, Community|0 Comments

In The Round: A Jazz Poetry Experience

Saturday, May 11 | 7:30 pm Drum Orpheum Rehearsal Hall Winchester, Virginia Tickets: Events | Drum Orpheum Rehearsal Hall Info: Jazz and poetry come together in an improvisational spoken word and musical performance. This collaboration will happen in-the-round at Drum Orpheum, Winchester's new performing space, owned and operated by jazz drummer Daniel Kelly II. MC:  [...]

By |2024-04-03T08:45:12+00:00January 7th, 2024|Books and Writing, Community|0 Comments

Writing The Land: On Poetry and Place

Writing The Land is a poetry project collaboration between poets and protected lands. I was invited to participate to write poems in support of environmental conservancy for 2024. I was paired with Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve. This protected area forms the southern range of the Blue Ridge mountains on the tri-border of [...]

By |2024-04-23T03:12:31+00:00September 21st, 2023|Books and Writing, Community|0 Comments

New Book: Death Throes of the Broken Clockwork Universe

BOOK LAUNCH & AUTHOR EVENT Saturday, October 8 4:00 - 6:00 pm Winchester Book Gallery 7 N Loudoun Street Winchester, VA 22601 HOW TO PURCHASE Death Throes of the Broken Clockwork Universe is available for pre-order at most places where books are sold: Winchester Book Gallery Bookshop.org Barnes & Noble Amazon Atmosphere Press PRAISE [...]

By |2024-04-23T03:23:20+00:00August 11th, 2022|Books and Writing, Community|0 Comments

2022: Mid-year Review

I made only one New Year's resolution: to memorize a poem entitled The Builders by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I reflect on its wisdom for inner balance amid days of dynamic change. The first two stanzas begin: All are architects of Fate, Working in these walls of Time; Some with massive deeds and great, Some with [...]

By |2024-04-23T03:23:54+00:00July 4th, 2022|Books and Writing, Community|0 Comments

Echo of Mercy: A Micro Story

Misericorde in hand, the zealot inspects the mortally wounded crusader. In every direction, the sacrosanct fallen cover the battlefield. Only the lucky ones died swiftly, faithfully as ordered, for the Holy City. The zealot considers taking this crusader prisoner. But with black flies feasting on his ghastly open wounds, nothing could save him. Not [...]

By |2024-04-23T03:27:58+00:00September 12th, 2021|Books and Writing|0 Comments

Dream Screen: A Micro Story

"Hacking human memory", the cyborg scientist said, "is different from repeating a story of past events." Cables fed biometric signals from the unconscious prisoner into supercomputers. The child lay in unwakeable sleep. "We must reanimate her past through real time simulation. Only then will we pinpoint exactly what transpired." The surprise attack crippled the [...]

By |2024-04-23T03:29:19+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Books and Writing|0 Comments