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  • Jean-Jacques Malo
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    Jean-Jacques Malo a étudié à l’Université de Nantes et à Birmingham University en Angleterre. Il a enseigné à l’University of Wales à Cardiff, ainsi qu’à l’University of Washington à Seattle. Il enseigne à l’Université de Nantes depuis 2001. Ses recherches et publications sur le Viêt-Nam porte sur le cinéma, mais aussi sur la poésie américaine ; il a publié des traductions dans des revues françaises et belges. Il a dirigé la publication de deux livres sur W.D. Ehrhart.

    • Jean-Jacques Malo
      Beaux décombres [Texte intégral]
      Traduction de “Beautiful Wreckage”
      22 juin 2020
  • Hugh Martin
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    Hugh Martin is a veteran of the Iraq War and the author of In Country (BOA Editions, 2018) and The Stick Soldiers (BOA Editions, 2013). He is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship. His essays and poetry have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Grantland, The New Republic, and The Sun. He is currently at work on a collection of essays involving military service and the veteran identity.

  • Gerald McCarthy
    Photograph credit: Michele McCarthy

    Gerald McCarthy enlisted in the marines at 17 and volunteered for service in Vietnam. After unloading ships for seven weeks at FLSG-Bravo, he was transferred to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion in Chu Lai—eventually moving with the outfit to Danang. Upon his homecoming to the United States after a 13-month tour of duty, he was arrested his second night back for interference with a senior police officer, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct. His return to duty at a Naval Weapons Station in Charleston, South Carolina was short lived; as he went AWOL for three months; eventually turning himself in and being imprisoned in the Onondaga County Jail, the Brooklyn Brig, and the Portsmouth/Norfolk Brig. Hospitalized for mental issues (too early for a PTSD diagnosis), he was discharged on the day they buried Martin Luther King.

    After his discharge, he worked in the shoe factories of the Endicott-Johnson Corporation before deciding to enroll in college at SUNY Geneseo. During his sophomore year at Geneseo, he became actively involved with the anti-war movement including both VVAW and Veterans for Peace.

    A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, he has taught writing at Attica prison, in migrant labor camps, county jails, and schools, and was a Professor of English at St. Thomas Aquinas College. He lives with his wife, Michele in Nyack, New York with their sons Nicholas, Benjamin and Nathaniel.

    McCarthy’s books of poetry include: War Story (1977), Shoetown (1992), Trouble Light (2008), and Door in the Wall (2020). His poetry and writing have appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines including: From Both Sides Now (Scribners), Warrior Writers/New Jersey, Postmodernisms (Rutgers Univ. Press), American War Poetry (Oxford University Press), Carrying the DarknessA New Geography of Poets, We Gotta Get Out of This Place (Univ. of Massachusetts Press), TriQuarterly, America, Nimrod, New Letters, Ploughshares, and The Café Review.

    Gerald McCarthy’s latest book of poems is Door in the wall (Spuyten-Duyvil Press, NYC, 2020).


  • Susan Moger
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    Susan Moger is an award-winning author, freelance editor, and writing instructor. Her debut novel, Of Better Blood, was published by Albert Whitman & Company in 2016. Her book, Teaching the Diary of Anne Frank (Scholastic, 1998, 2nd ed. 2009) won a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Educational Press Association in 1999. She has published five other nonfiction books with Scholastic Inc. including a bestselling poetry anthology, A Poem for Every Day!

    Two of Moger’s short fiction pieces about the Vietnam War were published in The New York Times. Her war poetry has been published in Café Solo and her chapbook, Pulling Teeth (2005). The Binghamton (NY) Press and Sun-Bulletin published her article about the devastating effects of the Vietnam War on a small town in upstate New York.

    Moger’s writing and editorial experience includes serving as the first woman editor of the New York Fire Department’s training journal and as a Senior Editor at Scholastic Inc. in New York. She lives near the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, USA, with her husband Ted, a Vietnam-Era veteran, and two finicky felines.


  • Jacqueline Murray Loring
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    Jacqueline Murray Loring is an award-winning writer and poet, a produced playwright, screenwriter, and filmmaker. She compiled, edited, and published both Summer Home Review Volume I & II. In 2012, she won the Doire Press Irish International Poetry Prize for her collection The History of Bearing Children published in Galway.

    In 2012, she moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico from Cape Cod, Massachusetts to begin a new career writing and producing short films. The House on Normal Street premiered at the 2016 Santa Fe Film Festival. Trains, Tracks & Aliens was shown in 2017 at the South Broadway Cultural Center. In 2017, she was a finalist in the New Mexico Film Foundation’s “Let’s Make a Western” contest for her Billy the Kid movie idea and treatment.

    In March 2019, KiMo Theatre: Fact & Folklore, the story of a Southwestern movie palace icon, was published in March 2019 by SouthWest Writers. In May 2019, Vietnam Veterans Unbroken: Conversations on Trauma and Resiliency was published by McFarland & Co, Publishers. which contains interviews with seventeen Vietnam veterans who served in-country during the war. Her husband, Gary, served in the U.S. Army out of the 3rd MASH hospital in Dong Tam, south of Saigon from December 1967 to 1968.

    • Jacqueline Murray Loring
      Curse the Rainbow [Texte intégral]
      18 juin 2020
    • Jacqueline Murray Loring
      Brave the Storm [Texte intégral]
      18 juin 2020
    • Jacqueline Murray Loring
      The River Tet [Texte intégral]
      18 juin 2020
    • Jacqueline Murray Loring
      Snap Shot [Texte intégral]
      18 juin 2020
    • Jacqueline Murray Loring
      The Nor’easter [Texte intégral]
      18 juin 2020
    • Jacqueline Murray Loring
      The Econoline [Texte intégral]
      18 juin 2020
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