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Events

The Great Cyprus Think Tank was published October 4th, 2021.  This is the second of four standalone yet interrelated satirical novels, The Enigma Quartet, to be published by Iguana Books, Toronto.  A Zoom champagne launch party was held November 18th, 2021.

 

The Cardiff Giant was published January 11th, 2021.  A Zoom champagne launch party was held January 21st, 2021.

 

I appeared on Zoom into Books, a one-hour interview with Cathy Teets to discuss The Cardiff Giant, January 25th, 4:00 p.m., EST.

 

I was interviewed by Malachy McCourt on WBAI FM 99.5, February 21st, 11:00-12:30 a.m., EST, in which we discussed The Cardiff Giant in light of contemporary American politics.

 

I was interviewed by Danielle Hampson on The Authors Show, a podcast on The Cardiff Giant released to many venues beginning April 22nd, 2021.

 

Out of Wedlock, the third novel of The Enigma Quartet, was published by Iguana Books, Toronto July 18, 2022.  There was no Zoom champagne launch but friends and acquaintances are being sent links for purchase of the novel on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and elsewhere.

 

The Woman in Green, the fourth novel of The Enigma Quartet, will be published by Iguana Books, Toronto on January 5th, 2023, the 75th anniversary of the publication of Raintree County, Houghton Mifflin, January 5th, 1948.  The Woman in Green is indirectly an homage to my father Ross Lockridge, Jr.'s only novel, Raintree County. There will be a Zoom champagne launch later in January.  Stay tuned.

 

The Enigma Quartet, a single volume of the four novels above, will be published a year or two later.  It will include all drawings by artist Marcia Scanlon that have appeared in the four novels, as well as her new cover design.

 

 

I was interviewed in Bryant Park, 3:00-4:00,, July 12, 2022 by John Kulka, Editorial Director, The Library of America on its 75th anniversary republication of my cousin Mary Jane Ward's 1946 novel, The Snake Pit, for which I wrote a substantial afterword.  Representatives of the New York Public Library and Penguin Random House were in attendance; the novel was originally published by Random House.