BOOK NEWS: University of Pittsburgh Press is publishing City of Eternal Spring in September, 2014. My previous U Pitt book THE GOVERNMENT OF NATURE won the Kingsley Tufts Award for 2014 http://ti.me/1qRBuia . Central Square Press www.centralsquarepress.compublished my chapbook A HARD SUMMATION in July, 2014. My new play is GRIP, a two act drama set in Baltimore. As the fall 2000 presidential election approaches, a family struggles with generational changes in race and racial attitudes both among themselves and in the city of Baltimore.