Category Archives: Editors

Poet and small press editor Harry Calhoun has died

Sadly, poet and small press editor Harry Calhoun passed away on October 31, 2015. I didn’t know him well, but we had some very pleasant exchanges by mail and/or email and he sent me at least one, and possibly more … Continue reading

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Proofreader’s Exhaustion

We’re finishing up the final round of proofreading on my soon-to-be-published novel Death at the Flea Circus and I’m exhausted.  I’ve read the full novel four times now, making lists of corrections on each read-through.  Editors Bill Roberts and Christa … Continue reading

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Someone’s been messing with Bukowski’s poetry

There’s been discussion on the Charles Bukowski Forum about extensive editorial changes made to poems in posthumous collections published by Ecco Press.  Comparisons of Bukowski’s original typed manuscripts for individual poems to the published version in the Ecco edition reveal … Continue reading

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