Melissa Frederick's authorly web site
Mel's scary reading list
Home | About Mel | Links | Book Recommendations | Creative Work | Contact Me | Publications

Tremble in fear...

Recommendations

Linda Bierds, First Hand and The Seconds
Bierds does some pretty remarkable things with stories taken from history and science (and the history of science).  First Hand includes a series of poems about Gregor Mendel and his experiments with cross-breeding pea plants.  The Seconds revolves around a Spanish king with insomnia but also covers Vermeer and Zelda Fitzgerald.  Really beautiful stuff.

Gondolas in Venice; Size=240 pixels wide

This would be a good spot to include a picture of my favorite book or CD.
But I ain't gonna right now, 'cause I'm too lazy.  Thththppt.

Jumping on the Internet bandwagon at last...