No matter which byways we choose, we are all travelling our own path of adventure. "Passages" explores moments when people are fully engaged in or caught unaware by the business of living. This anthology of essays, poetry, and stories combines the whimsy one finds in fairytales with the realities of life-changing events. Breaking out of predictable routine, the authors of this collection discover unexpected vistas of youth, middle age, and beyond. Through imaginative interplay of past and present, coupled with moments of self-awareness, the stories, essays, and poetry of "Passages" lead to watershed events and a new understanding of who we are.
Robert F. Lawson s poetry has appeared in "Three Rivers Poetry Journal," "Salt Lick," "Plum Review," "Phoenix," "Negative Capability," "Lullwater Review," "Kalliope," "Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, " and others. He is currently the major gifts and planned giving officer for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. A co-editor for the Chrysalis Reader and former editor for Simon & Schuster, Lawson does freelance editing and writing consultation as time permits. Carol S. Lawson holds a master s degree in creative writing and literature from Bennington College. Her long and varied career in publishing has included editing a medical journal for Harper & Row, publications work for the U.S. Public Health Service and the Environmental Protectio"