Author Archives: Doug Hoekstra

About Doug Hoekstra

Father, wordsmith, musician, creative.

Psyche

Pleased to have a brand new short story of mine, “Psyche,” in the latest print edition of The Main Street Rag literary journal, volume 24 number 4, Fall 2019.   It’s a print zine, so try to buy a copy … Continue reading

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Boxes

Pleased to have a new flash fiction, “Boxes,” up at Friday Flash Fiction.    Enjoy! https://www.fridayflashfiction.com/longer-stories/boxes-by-doug-hoekstra

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Southern Festival of Books – October 11

Happy to be appearing at this year’s Southern Festival of Books on the “Bards of Nashville” panel.  A tall order for me and Mr. Olney, but hey, we both write songs and poetry. Conversation, dialogue, readings – Nashville Public Library … Continue reading

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Prairie Sky / New Poem

New poem of mine ,”Prairie Sky” up at Feminine Collective, a journal in which “powerful women” (and a few good men) share their inspiring stories of daily life….humanity, raw, and unfiltered.”  This is a repeat performance at FC for me, … Continue reading

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Wordstream August 30

Really nice gig at WDVX Wordstream in Knoxville, reading from Unopened and playing some tunes.  Also, really nice press piece from the Daily Times in Maryville Hitting all the right notes: Doug Hoekstra blends poetry, performance and parenthood by Lee … Continue reading

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Writer’s Voices Archived

Screen shot from Writer’s Voices (KHOE, KICI-LP), which has kindly archived the recent Doug Hoekstra radio interview/reading at their website, as well as Apple (iTunes podcast) and You Tube. Check it out and thanks

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Lyrical Brew May 31

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