Newtonville Tonight

It’s tonight — Under the Small Lights launches, sees the world for the first time at 7pm at 296 Walnut St. in Newtonville. MA, home of the beautiful and really friendly Newtonville Bookstore. The commuter rail — easily catchable from Back Bay Station — and cheap — stops right in front of where I’ll be tonight. Please […]

John Cotter the Writer

I don’t sign my name Jr.,–& haven’t for years — largely because I have been confident there will be no professional confusion. My dad, also a John Cotter (as was dad’s Uncle Nick, and his dad, and his) is a Connecticut lawyer. But he’s of course a writer too, as I’m reminded via his Memorial Day piece […]

The Package

I arrived at my own porch yesterday to find a large number of copies of a new book by a promising young writer. Thank you Dana Leonard & thanks Miami North. You can find a copy on amazon, natch, and powells, etc., also at ‘better’ book stores, but I’ve got a lot of these here, […]