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Charles Danforth Library Poetry Reading

On April 28th, at 4 p.m. I will be reading poetry with my friends Jim Reiman and Danny Dover at the charles Danforth Library in Barnard VT. 

Poetry Reading at The Front

On April 11th, at 6:30 p.m. I will be reading poetry with two great PSOV poets at The Front in Montpelier VT.

Rhodes Scholars LIbrary Series Interview - Video

On March 28th, I was interviewed at Oxford about my memoirs for the Rhodes Scholars Library Series. Here is the link:.

Charles Danforth Library Presentation

On October 29th, at our local ibrary in Barnard VT, I presented and read from my two ARCTIC novels.  With the melting of the polar ice cap and the militarization of the Arctic -- especially by Russia -- these novels are highly relevant today.

Words in the Woods Presentation

On August 27th, at 11:00 am in the wonderful Silver Lake State Park just outside Barnard VT, I read my poetry and short stories in the Vermont Humanities Organizations's WORDS IN THE WOODS program. Here is the link for more information:

New Books

My fifth poetry collection, THE ABYSS, was released on September 1, 2022,  thanks to my friends at Deux Voiliers Publishing. A sixth one, "BEASTIE POEMS" will be published in November, 2023.

ARCTIC INFERNO, my sixth thriller and the sequel to ARCTIC MELTDOWN, was published on August 5th, 2023

I have just completed the final draft of the manuscript for a Vermont-based murder mystery, THE PURPLE SCHOOL BUS MURDERS, and am sending it to publishers for consideration.


All five of my thrillers (TWISTED REASONS, TWISTED TRAFFICK, TWISTED FATES, ARCTIC MELTDOWN and RAINBOW VINTNER) are now available as Audiobooks! Order on Amazon, ACX or Audible.

My Memoirs and the Ukraine 









My Writing and Climate Change 

Online Presentation / Reading sponsored by Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier VT - January 24, 2022, 6:30 pm EDT

I read from my two most recently published poetry collections, Extinction and Extinction Rebellion, as well as a hitherto unpublished one, Poems for our World, and discussed my novels / thrillers (Arctic Meltdown, Twisted Reasons and Rainbow Vintner) that have an environmental theme to them. 

Here is the linbk to the recording:

I made a presentation at the Charles Danforth Library in Barnard VT focusing on my memoirs, especially FOR THE CHILDREN, the story of my family's escape from Stalinist Hungary in 1956, and its relevance today given the brutal assault by Russia on Ukraine. I also touched on the two other memoirs, THE FENCERS and THE EXPO AFFAIR, both stories of defections. There were more than 40 eople in attendance and it was well-publicized by several stories in THE VERMONT STANDARD.

Here is the link to the presentation:

I made similar presentations at the Thompson Center in Woodstock VT and  at the Foyer Hongrois in Montreal, PQ.


First Wednesdays Online Presentation

VERMONT HUMANITIES COUNCIL / Brownell Library, Essex Junction VT - DECEMBER 1, 7:00 pm EDT 

Here is the link to the recording of this presentation in which I draw on my writing across multiple genres and my life experiences to explore the nature of creativity.

The Big Thrill - great article by Terri Nolan in the September issue of THE BIG THRILL on my newly released thriller, ARCTIC MELTDOWN.

The Writer's Voice Podcast -  Here is the YouTube link to this great March 6th (2022) interview by Linda McHenry:

Kimball Public Library Presentation - Poetry on Climate Change

On March 10, Lynne Gately hosted me to a ZOOM presentation of my poetry on climate change - here is the video recording of it:

The Bookshop Podcast Interview - There is a great interview of the owners of THE YANKEE BOOKSHOP and me  at:


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