Radivoj Sajtinac

Radivoj Sajtinac



Author of: Victims of the Biedermeier

Radivoj Šajtinac is one of the most well known, award-winning Serbian authors featured in our SMiLe Series. In addition to his translated book, Victims of the Biedermeier, he writes poetry, fiction, and literary and art criticism. He also translates Russian and English, and is an example of one of Serbia’s finest contemporary authors.

These Stones

These Stones

Poems & lyrics

With this collection of verse and lyrics, Scott Meredith Aycock spans the distance between the sandy loam of Arkansas and the red dirt of Oklahoma. The poems and song lyrics have a definite sense of time and place and celebrate childhood, family, faith, and the human condition.

The Orla Flash

The Orla Flash

RAISED IN the West Texas town of Orla, Texas, single mother Patti Beckham’s career moved her to the busy streets of highly populated cities to make a living for herself and her young son. But work eventually brought her back to the countryside of Texas, driving from one rural town to another, touching again the deep roots of the American people’s dreams.

Patti Beckham

Patti Beckham



Author of: The Orla Flash

Contributor to: The Speaker Anthology, vol. 1

Patti Beckham works in sales and marketing effectiveness as the senior vice president of public relations and communications for Agricultural Workers Mutual Auto Insurance. She started her life in the West Texas town of Orla, where sparse roads lie beneath wide skies, where kids make their own adventures, and where people put God first in their lives and family second.