Craig Mahler was born and raised in New Orleans, one of ten children, in a neighborhood known as “Gentilly”. You can imagine the memories and adventures that are bouncing around in his head just longing to be told. He didn’t start writing poetry until he reached his fifties as a means to preserve his family’s memories. That creative writing led to developing short stories and ultimately broadened into fiction. As a result, this collection was conceived.
If you are from New Orleans or wish you were, you will find yourself or someone you know in this collection of poems and short stories. Most are fiction, some are true and still others could be, but all will tear at your heart. Enjoy, cherish and tell a friend.