An Englishman in Texas–cover

An Englishman in Texas is a memoir by Ron Kenney, an English jockey who came to the United States in 1960. His autobiographical account begins with his childhood in the northeast of England during WWII. He goes on to describe how, with no knowledge of horses, he was sent four hundred miles from home at 14 years of age to apprentice as a jockey.

By the Light of a Neon Moon offers memories of love found and of love lost. There are verses about line dancing and mechanical bulls, crusty bartenders and jukeboxes whining out two-stepping songs full of pedal-steel guitar.

No Evil is Wide A Novella by Randall Watson 978-1-948692-06-9 paper 16.95 978-1-948692-05-2 ebook 9.99 5½x8½, 144 pp. Fiction November 2018 Order from Madville Publishing Or order through Amazon or Barnes & NobleEbook available through Amazon’s Kindle Store and through the Kobo Store. The audiobook is narrated by Texas native, Nick Gilley No Evil is Wide is the violent story of an unnamed narrator, the prostitute he is tasked to “find,” and Carpenter Wells, a man who has lost his soul and wanders, empty, unable to quench his desire. The remembrances of the narrator revolve around sexual awakening, family distance and dissolution—how they crumble to common and inevitable animalism....

The candid poems in Gianna Russo’s One House Down are grounded in experiences of ambivalence and oneness, not unlike those we sometimes find in true love. Russo ruminates on the past and scrutinizes the present in her hometown of Tampa with honest affection, concern, anger and delight.