The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Author: Al Basile
Al Basile is best known in the blues community worldwide as a singer/songwriter/cornetist. He has been nominated eight times by the Blues Foundation for a Blues Music Award. The first recipient of a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from Brown in 1970, he spent 25 years as a private school teacher; his two collections, A Lit House: 100 Poems 1975-2011, and Tonesmith: 100 poems 2012-2016 were published in 2012 and 2017.