“The Catch-All”


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John Palen received a PhD in American Studies from Michigan State University. A retired journalist and journalism professor, he lives in central Illinois. He is the author of Open Communion (Mayapple Press 2005), Small Economies (Mayapple Press 2012), and with Li Tien Drizzle and Plum Blossoms: Four Poets of the Song Dynasty (March Street Press 2009). His work has appeared in The Chaffin JournalupstreetStorm CellarOff the Coast, and Prick of the Spindle. He blogs at Midwest Writer.