Interview-Question and Answer for a Goodreads group

Jack Remick

This is a soon-to-be posted Q and A for a goodreads group. If readers have any questions they’d like to ask, please do. Think of this as an open-ended question and answer interview with infinite possibilities.

When did you start writing?

I didn’t start writing seriously until I was eighteen. At that time I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but poetry seemed like a good thing to write. I still write poetry. I have a volume coming from Coffeetown Press late in 2013 or early 2014. The title of that book is Satori, Poems. In it there are twelve sonnets that I wrote to explore all the forms of the sonnet: Shakespearean, Spenserian, Miltonian, Petrarchan. I will always remember the opening of Wordsworth’s sonnet:

THE world is too much with us; late and soon,
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers:
Little we see in Nature that…

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Eleanor Parker Sapia

Puerto Rican-born, Eleanor Parker Sapia is the author of the award-winning, historical novel, A DECENT WOMAN, published by Sixth Street River Press. The book is a Finalist in the 2016 International Latino Book Award with Latino Literacy Now, and was Book of the Month with Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club. She is featured in the award-winning anthology, Latino Authors and Their Muses, edited by Mayra Calvani. Eleanor is currently working on her second book, The Laments, set in 1927 Puerto Rico. Eleanor is a writer, artist, photographer, and blogger, who is never without a pen, notebook, and her camera. Her wonderful adult children are doing wonderful things in the world, which allows Eleanor the blessing of writing full time. Please visit Eleanor at her website: