Worth Reading

Geoffrey Walter Smagacz (aka Geoffrey Walters) writes from South Carolina and Mexico. A collection of his fiction, published under the title of A Waste of Shame and Other Sad Tales of the Appalachian Foothills (Wiseblood Books, 2013), won the 2014 Independent Publisher gold medal for Best Mid-Atlantic Regional Fiction. His rhymed and metered poetry has also been published in various literary magazines and e-zines, including The Classical Poetry Society, 14 by 14 and Dappled Things. Look for Geoffrey’s latest novel, Reportedly Murdered: A Gregory Thackery Mystery (Wipf and Stock Publishers), on May 14th, written under his nom de plume, Geoffrey Walters. 


The Wound 

Which Side I Walk 

Self Exile 

I Don't Know Why I Think Things Will Get Better 

To Whom it May Concern/On Today's Solitude 

Swift Days 

Aunt Helen 

‘Parque España, Mexico City’ and Other Sonnets 

An essay on Gerard Manley Hopkins

Reflections on Gerard Manley Hopkins and “The Wreck of the Deutschland” 

An essay on Proust

Whereby Hangs the Tale, Marcel Proust?