The Results for our 2021 Poetry Contest are in…

1st: “Cherry Blossoms (On Mourning a Distant Mother)” by E.F. Schraeder2nd: “The Blackest Black, the Darkest Dark” by Jon P. Shank3rd: “Night of Fevers” by John Claude Smith4th: “how I fell into a body I’m trying to love” by Martins Deep5th: “On Death Considered...

Top 10 finalists in our Poetry Contest

Here are the top 10 finalists for the Crystal Lake Poetry Contest in alphabetical order (the winner and order of the top 10 will be announced later this week):“Cherry Blossoms (On Mourning a Distant Mother)” by E.F. Schraeder“dead above” by Jezzy Wolfe“Esperance” by...

Cover Reveal for OF MEN AND MONSTERS by Tom Deady

OF MEN AND MONSTERS by Tom Deady will be out May 28th on paperback and Kindle (audiobook out later in the year). Artwork by Ben Baldwin: In June of 1975, Ryan Baxter’s mom moves him and his brother, Matt, to the small seaside town of Bayport, MA to escape their...