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.
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.
Author of: These Stones
Contributor to: Crowdsourcing Immortality
Scott Aycock grew up in northeast Arkansas, in a town called Marked Tree, nestled between the St. Francis River and the Little River. Scott now resides and works in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he is also a licensed marital and family therapist in private practice.
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.
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.