This was my first published book of poetry, and is about my father’s illness and my subsequent career in medicine.
I have posted a few select poems here on this site for you to read.
How JFK Killed My Father won the Pearl Poetry Prize, 2002, and was a finalist for the Paris Review Prize, Kate Tufts Discovery Award, Kenyon Review Prize, University of Louisville Fleur-de-Lis Prize, and the Pinyon Poetry Prize.
The title poem of How JFK Killed My Father was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
I’ve collected a few select reviews of the book for you to read.
It can also be purchased directly from the publisher, Pearl Editions:Pearl Editions