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Nonfiction -- Ethics of Technology
"Complex Responsibility in an Age of Technology," in Living Responsibly in Community, ed. Fredrick E. Glennon, et al. (University Press of America, 1997).
Nonfiction -- American History
"Ambassador McGovern: Elder Statesman," in George McGovern: A Political Life, A Political Legacy, Robert P. Watson (editor). (South Dakota State Historical Society Press, 2004). Read Review
Poetry -- Featured Profile
Russell became the first American to be profiled by THE POET Magazine in its new Profiles feature. THE POET Magazine is an International press publishing anthologies in print and providing several online services.
Poetry -- Visual
Using the visual poetic technique of erasure, "At the Edge (of a Lake) explores the loss of self that accompanies many different human conditions like aging, depression, dementia, autism, addiction, and even the loss of love.
Poetry -- Experimental Form
"No Two Fires the Same" The Tiny Seed Literary Journal, June 2019. An example of a narrative style presented in an experimental form, one poem about a campfire in Maine, the other a deadly wildfire in California.
Poetry -- Narrative
"Long Ago, Friday Night in Texas," "A Train at Night," and "Joy" in The Write Launch, Issue 38 (2020). "Long Ago, Friday Night in Texas" and "A Train at Night" are prime examples of my narrative poetry. "Joy" reflects another aspect of my poetry where I am seeking to examine reality a moment at a time. And yes, I am #63, long ago on a Friday night in Texas.
Poetry & Analysis
"Not Mine To Be" and "Danaus Sentiensus" in Cathexis Northwest Press, November 2019. Examples of my approach to a minimalistic style. This link also includes a brief introduction and analysis of each piece.
Poetry -- Narrative, Satire & Rhymed
"Attic," "Thalia and Melpomene," and "And So We Sleep," in The Write Launch, Issue 38 (2020). "Attic" is another representative of my narrative poetry. "Thalia and Melpomene" is a satire on poetry. "And So We Sleep" is a more traditional rhyming-verse setting of contemporary life.
"Judge Not By What Makes Us Small" in The Esthetic Apostle, February 2019. An example of the ethical, culture-critical aspect of my poetry. After The Esthetic Apostle became defunct, it was reprinted in The Phoenix Project of Second Chance Lit.