Monthly Archives: December 2013

Gazette features Local Writer

Some snippets:

“Like a conductor coordinating an orchestra with the beat of his baton, Mr. West, 66, talks with one hand always moving. And his conversations all travel back to poetry.”

“It’s all DIY. I’m bootstrapping. I’m going from the ground up. It’s from nowhere. It’s not a big layout. I am an independent publisher, that’s the scene now,” Mr. West said.

“I’m glad I did this,” he added. “Because art happens. When you’re writing a novel and you start crying because your characters are going through something, which has happened to me, you say, ‘What is this about?’ and it’s about being in the experience.”

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