Category Archives: Vagabond Song

Hundred Highways Tour #54, 55: U.S. 89 & Highway 540 to Pine Creek

The nice thing about having a blog that three people read, is that when I’m five months late on posting an installment, only three people notice. However, I just noticed that I never posted about the leg of the Hundred … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #9, 10: U.S. 87 & MT 208 to Cassiopeia Books

This is the kind of drive roads were invented for: Highway 89 running through Clyde Park, Wilsall, Ringling (of circus fame) and White Sulphur Springs before plunging into the Little Belt Mountains and the Lewis & Clark National Forest. An … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #8: MT Highway 3 to the High Plains BookFest

The High Plains BookFest and the High Plains Book Awards presented by the Writer’s Voice and the Billings Public Library are a great reminder of the importance of community in the literary arts. Writers spend so much of their time … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #7: MT Highway 86 to Country Bookshelf

Lisa and I had to get a little creative for our route to Country Bookshelf in Bozeman to avoid, yet again, traveling I-90 (there’s only so many ways to get over the pass). So we headed up to Clyde Park … Continue reading

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Reviews and Buzz for Vagabond Song

As the Hundred Highways Tour continues, the word about Vagabond Song is spreading review by review, blog by blog, semaphore by semaphore. Below is a running list. Much thanks to all the editors, writers, journalists, reviewers and readers who work … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #5-6: Route 12 & MT 1 to the Montana Book Festival

From Butte onward, to the Montana Book Festival for a reading at Shakespeare & Co., named for the legendary Paris bookshop that published my favorite book of all time. The reading was great – I felt very welcomed by Garth … Continue reading

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Ebooks of Vagabond Song Now Available

Before you say it: I know, I know. How can the guy who wrote this anti-ebook screed now be selling them? Three reasons: I want my book to be available to everyone, and I know that many people prefer ebooks … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #2-4: MT 10W, I-90, Route 191 to Imagine Butte Resource Center

Unfortunately, to get from Livingston to Butte, there aren’t many options for a route other than Interstate 90, due to the mountain passes you need to get through – including Homestake Pass at the Continental Divide. In Vagabond Song, I … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #1: U.S. Route 89 to Elk River Books

The “Backbone of the Rockies,” often called the National Park Highway — connecting seven of them as it makes its way from Arizona to the Canadian border — U.S. Route 89 is the first highway of the Hundred Highways Tour … Continue reading

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The Hundred Highways Tour

In support of Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals, I’ll be setting out on a series of regional tours giving readings and signings. From Montana to the southwest, from the midwest to the west coast, I won’t quit until … Continue reading

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