James B. Nicola

has had almost 300 poems appear in publications including Atlanta Review, Tar River, Texas Review, Lyric, and Nimrod. A Yale grad and stage director by profession, his book Playing the Audience won a CHOICE Award. He also won the Dana Literary Award for poetry, was nominated for a Rhysling Award, and was featured poet at New Formalist. His children’s musical Chimes: A Christmas Vaude­ville premiered in Fairbanks, Alaska—with Santa Claus in attendance opening night.


" For those readers who might not know, Cary Grant was one of the biggest movie stars of the century, very handsome and urbane. Randolph Scott, also a very handsome star, played cowboys and other leading men. The two appeared together in movies, and elsewhere, and became good friends. Very good. Very very good. "

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