My work does appear in other places, away from this web page. I am going to share with you, as it appears, my work in other outlets. I hope you will find something you can enjoy from what I write or photograph.
This is not an exhaustive list of all my work. Just some of it, so that you may get a taste of who, and what I am!
I have started to chase my dream of writing for a newspaper. For the longest time, El Paso has had very few outlets for news media, and nothing that wanted to allow writers to focus on the positive things that happen. Well, the El Paso Herald-Post is the outlet that allows me to share the positive, the beauty that I see in the world around me with others. I am glad that Chris Babcock. The Herald-Post is a wonderful news organization. It’s worth the visit.
Have a story idea? Call me at 915-201-0918
There was an assault outside of my home one day. A car had stopped, and you could hear a woman screaming for someone to stop hitting her, and her baby. Four calls to 911 and nothing was done. So, I took it to the media. Seems, at times, a city as big as El Paso does not have enough police on the street to do the job. The links below will take you to the stories.
I do write books. Have a couple of them out right now. You can head over to Amazon if you are interested in grabbing a copy of one of my books. The most popular one is a book of Haiku, Senryu, Tanka, and short form poetry entitled, ‘The 24 Hour Sigh.’
There is also a short story up there that I wrote WAY back when! It’s called La Sombra, and it is a quick read, but a good read- or so I have been told. (We all know our friends tend to tell us we are good at something. So, let me know what you think)
There will be more books coming, and I hope you will give them a shot! To see what I have on Amazon, just click this link!
Dreams Wonder On – This is a book in which some of my work appears. ‘Dreams Wander On,’ is an anthology of death poetry in the Japanese tradition. It really was, for me, a hard project to work with- the subject of death. However, in the end, the overall collection was wonderful.
Radio – I am also the host of a weekly radio program entitled, ‘Changing Lives Through Simple Acts of Kindness.’ This show is a production of Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care- a wonderful group of loving individuals who are attempting to change lives and help meet the spiritual, and physical needs of the world around them. It really is a great show!
Each week I am on the air (except for the shows I missed due to health, or when I had FIVE teeth pulled!) with Rev. Dr. Karl Heimer of San Pablo Lutheran Church/YLM, and Rev. Stephen Heimer of Zion Lutheran Church/YLM. It is a great show!
I love to write poetry using Asian forms of poetry: Haiku, Senryu, Tanka, and others. The writing of such poetry is a form of meditation for me. The publishing of such is an act of bringing others, who may or may not write, into my poetry.
~There is a neat little publication called Lilliput Review, Published by Don Wentworth. I am going to have to submit some of my work to him again because it really is a great publication. It was one of the first times my haiku/senryu saw the light of day.
~The Haiku Foundation maintains a listing of Haiku poets, and I am found within their digital pages. The Foundation’s Mission is, ‘…to preserve and archive the accomplishments of our first century of haiku in English, and to provide resources for its expansion in our next.’
~I once had a book out entitled, ‘Just After Words.’ I may have to put that up on Amazon one day. It was a large collection of my Haiku, Tanka, and Senryu. However, The Outsider Argentina interviewed me and included that interview on their website. It’s an old interview, and there is an old photo up there. Still, it does give you a bit more information about me and has one of my older poems on there.
Webpages for Steven, and Chantilly
www.ChantillyBolgar.com – The photography of Chantilly L. Bolgar
LinkedIn – My professional profile
Amazon – My books over on Amazon
Twitter– Follow me on Twitter!
Instagram– Follow me on Instagram as well!
Still Going Somewhere Films– Where you can get information about my films!