Ghosts of Saint-Pierre

Ghosts of Saint-Pierre is a fictional biography based upon the real life of a man who left Saint-Pierre, Martinique a few short years before Mont Pelée buried the city in fire and ash, taking the lives of 30,000 souls, including all of his loved ones. It is the story of Duane’s own grandfather, Paul Poncy,… Continue reading Ghosts of Saint-Pierre

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The Sweetland Quartet

Skyrmion, the first book of the Sweetland Quartet by Duane Poncy is in final draft and will soon be going out to publishers. Wish me luck! For those left behind, the act of crossing over to Sweetland is, literally, no different than death, but Joe Larivee believes he has seen the other side, and now… Continue reading The Sweetland Quartet

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On the Jolly boat

Thought I’d share an illustration I made for Adventures of Yvonne, which a children’s story inside of our novel, Ghosts of Saint Pierre. Yvonne is the little girl seated in the center of the boat, between her mother and her brother, Andre. They are on their way to board the Liberté, a pirate ship on… Continue reading On the Jolly boat

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Signal

Two long skinny rows of cars one going west, one east push the air, it folds, tires swish. I’m exposed on two wheels, I feel the air. We wait for the light to change your arm hangs out the window and I watch you drop a little piece of something you held, covertly, as if… Continue reading Signal

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