Category Archives: San Francisco

The Quiet at the end of the Ride

The California Quartet–It’s been a long journey from Coachella to  Sacramento. From Eddie in The City to Vincent in the Speaker’s office smoking that cigar; from Ricky’s exodus out of the Valley to Cal to Beast’s blood rituals, it’s been … Continue reading

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The Book of Changes coming from Coffeetown Press

The Book of Changes, the third volume of The California Quartet, is in the chute and should arrive sometime in October, 2013. Here’s what you’ll get: The Book of Changes: (coming in October 2013 from Coffeetown Press.) “Beast” is a … Continue reading

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Field Work in Lowell for The Deification

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The Deification, Homage to the Beats

I grew up in California’s Central Valley. The Valley was huge but stifling. If you climbed the town water tower one foggy night and the cops hauled you down, it made the local newspaper–“Boys Saved From Fall and Likely Death”. … Continue reading

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