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Free Digital Novel to Vietnam Veterans

November 30, 2016

Bill Yancey is offering free digital copies of his new novel, Abandoned: MIA in Vietnam , to all Vietnam War veterans. Just send an email to wbyauthor@bellsouth.net , identify yourself as a Vietnam veteran, and specify…

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Pat Duncan’s New Book: Gothic Horror in World War II

November 16, 2016

Patrick Sheane Duncan knows war and he knows how to create riveting fiction. Duncan---a Vietnam War veteran screenwriter, director, and novelist (Mr. Holland’s Opus, Courage Under Fire, 84 Charlie MoPic, Vietnam War Stories, Nick o…

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Thom Jones, 1945-2016

October 19, 2016

Thom Jones, a former Marine who gained literary fame in the 1990s for his hard-hitting fiction writing, died October 14 at age 71 . Jones joined the Marine Corps as a teenager during the Vietnam…

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John Bronzo Author Talk, Bridgehampton, N.Y.

May 5, 2016

Next,  Tuesday, May 10, author John Bronzo will be doing an talk at 7:00 p.m. at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton, New York, on his new book,  Mary Bernadette: Secrets of a Dallas Moon.  To…

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May 2 Tribute to Robert Stone in D.C.

April 28, 2016

On Monday, May 2, the Folger Shakespeare Library and PEN/Faulkner will hold an event to celebrate the life and work of Robert Stone at the Folger’s Elizabethan Theatre on Capitol Hill (201 E. Capitol St.)…

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Author Query: Army Ranger LRRPs

April 26, 2016

Tom McHugh, who served in the Army in 1961-62, is writing a novel with a main character who is a U.S. Army Ranger LRRP in Vietnam working with Nung fighters from 1963-68. McHugh is looking for…

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Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor

January 31, 2016

Bobbie Ann Mason, the acclaimed novelist and short story writer, was inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame on January 28 . Mason, who grew up in Mayfield, Kentucky, and still lives in the…

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Creative Writing Contest: The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans

January 26, 2016

The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans is a creative writing contest for U.S. military veterans and active duty personnel. It's run by The Iowa Review   and sponsored by the family of Sharlet (in…

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Last Train Runnin by Ronnie D. Foster

October 6, 2015

Ronnie Foster sums up his opinion of the Vietnam War with words he attributes to his protagonist in his novel,  Last Train Runnin  (R.D. Foster, 415 pp.; $21.25, paper): Oh the rich kids went to…

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The Funny Thing About War by Al Campo

October 5, 2015

Al Campo is a Vietnam veteran who served (more…)

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