Author Archives: Andrea
The Italian Job
Andrea will be reading, with fellow ACC colleagues, at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in the Arapahoe Community College Library. The focus will be women writing about nature.
“No talking in the boat! Eyes on the head in front of you.” Behind my coach’s voice, I could hear the noise of cars barreling down the Schuylkill expressway. Both my hands clutched the oar as we passed the first … Continue reading
“If a baby rattler gets inside your house, just sweep it out with a broom,” Alan, the head of Pine Island Interpretation tells me. I am neighbors with the deadly coral snake, who likes to sunbathe under blue skies. If … Continue reading
Two Iconic Authors
Thumbs Up and Still Breathing Jerry D. Mathes’ second nonfiction book, Ahead of the Flaming Front, depicts the day –to-day life of a wildland firefighter. With a poet’s sense of language, Mathes shows himself as a rookie gaining knowledge and … Continue reading
Brandon R. Schrand’s second book, Works Cited: an Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem and Misbehavior, depicts the author’s life through an obsessive love of literature. He parallels each personal essay with a book that influenced that particular time in his life, … Continue reading