The Angel of Los Angeles

 Hello, Friends – – –

Today, HOAX Magazine published one of my short short stories, “Legs,” on their website. I also provided the illustration. Have a look when you get a chance:

And don’t forget, my new book of poems and drawings is on sale now.

Have a great week, friends.

Cheers – – –


BURGERS … DREAMS … FIRE

Hello, Friends – – –

CAHOOTS III, my electroacoustic new EP with Doobie Duke Sims, is now streaming everywhere.

Have a listen on Spotify, Apple Music, or your platform of choice.

Coming soon: the video for the lead single, “Burgers.” I directed it.

Stay tuned . . .

VIDEO POEM: I Lighting On

Hello, Friends:

I’d like to read you a poem – “I lighting on.” From my new collection of poems and drawings, Plumstuff.

Grab a copy of Plumstuff at your favorite indie shop, the publisher’s websiteAmazon USA and Amazon UK— or get a signed copy via The Rolli Shop.

Take care, friends.

Cheers,


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PRESENTING: Plumstuff

Hello, Friends – – –

A poet-robot … a chain-smoking seductress … a dying connoisseur. All of these characters and more make appearances in my new collection of poems and drawings, Plumstuff, out today.

Plumstuff is a reinvention of my out-of-print debut Plum Stuff. It contains 20 revised poems from that collection plus 40 new ones — and all-new drawings.

Poems and drawings from Plumstuff have appeared in The Walrus, Rattle, The Saturday Evening Post, The Wall Street Journal, Transition, The Feathertale Review, The New Quarterly, Quarterly West, The Antigonish Review and other outlets.

Here’s what the critics are saying…

“A work that shows the diversity and depth to Rolli’s talents. ****” – Cinnabar Moth

“Sit with these poems … give them a 2nd or third go-round. Let them marinate the brain a bit so you can fully savor the flavor.” – The Poetry Conversation

“Bursting full in its depths.” – Cinnabar Moth

“A wonderful collection of poetry and drawings.” – Grist

“A writer who has developed his craft well, and we the reader get to savor the delights.” – Cinnabar Moth

There are many ways to get your hands on Plumstuff

In Canada, order autographed copies from The Penny University (my favorite indie bookstore/coffeeshop).

My own online store, The Rolli Shop, ships to every country on earth.

And there’s always Amazon USA, Amazon Canada and Amazon UK.

Whatever the method, I hope you enjoy the book. It was a labor of love and I couldn’t be happier with it.

Take care, friends.

Cheers – – –


🐻The Bear Under the Bed🐻

Photo: Annie Spratt / Unsplash

Hi, Friends.

Just letting you know that my children’s bedtime story, “The Bear Under the Bed,” is now available in the latest issue of Short Circuit — and in short story dispensers the world over. I hope you like it. Read it here.

Cheers,

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🌊There Are Many Ways of Drowning

In this strange, sad world of ours…

This book is dedicated to anyone who has ever drowned.

If you’re currently drowning, find something to hold on to.

The Sea-Wave

Find a copy at your favorite independent bookstore.

Or Amazon (Amazon USAAmazon CanadaAmazon UK).

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