Years from now

Years from now, the enlightened civilization ahead of us will stare bewildered at our lethal masculinity and say, But each one, when he was running, tied bows to the top of his feet.
—Buddy Wakefield, A Choir of Honest Killers

Your body remembers

Your body remembers the soundtrack to your past life.
It remembers the next life coming.

—Buddy Wakefield, A Choir of Honest Killers

A Good Chance

There’s a good chance I’m a bad person
trying to do something right.

—Buddy Wakefield, A Choir of Honest Killers

Vulnerability

Vulnerability is what made every movie, sang every song, and wrote every poem that ever plugged a life back into itself.
—Buddy Wakefield, A Choir of Honest Killers

Buddy Wakefield's first book of new work in eight years

A Choir of Honest Killers, Buddy Wakefield’s newest book of prose and poetry, reads like an episodic novel exploring his creative climb from the gritty underbelly of anger and shame, into the dissolution of tragedy addiction and the unmistakable clearing ahead.

In this staggeringly honest account of life alone on the road, Buddy carefully confronts a debilitating overcompensation of masculinity, growing up gay in the south, the detriments of public shame, a damaging fear of intimacy, and the prolonged agony of his failing relationship. All the while, this story rockets toward the light with refreshing humor and keen insight that Wakefield credits to meditation, frequent specific serendipity, and one sudden moment of bliss that kept growing.

SEPTEMBER 2020

 Awful Good Writers Workshops presents…

Wide Open Writers: A Workshop with Buddy Wakefield
September 13th, 10am-12:00pm PST INFO

Derrick C. Brown: Your River is Waiting, A Poetry Workshop Lecture Series
Thursdays, September 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th from 7:00-8:30pm PST TICKETS

Rudy Francisco: No Gravity, An Online Writing Course
Sundays, September 13th, 20th, 27th, and Oct. 4th from 1:00-2:30pm PST TICKETS

Brendan Constantine: Unmute! A Poetry Workshop Lecture Series
Thursdays, September 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th from 7:00-8:30pm PST TICKETS

Roya Marsh: It’s Your Poem, You Can Cry If You Want To, Writing with Vulnerability
Tuesdays, September 15th, 22nd, 29th, and Oct. 6th from 5:30-7:00pm PST TICKETS

A Choir of Honest Killers

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