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If you would like an autographed copy of “Lifting Stones,” I’d love to send it after June 8, 2021, when it is published. I will need two things: Payment via PayPal, and a shipping address. Please email the dedication name you wish me to use. Send your address and dedication name to To pay and trigger shipment, use the PayPal link below. The price is $15.95 + […]

Books by this author

I’ve been a writer all my life (well, at least as far back as I remember), but mostly for other people: government, newspapers, universities. Now, I finally get to do things on my own. I’ve written and published four books so far: One is a digital children’s book, for the iPad. “Mermaid Sisters: First Dive“ The first poetry book was “I Came From A Place of Fireflies” The […]

About Me

Doug Stanfield grew up in western Ohio as the son of a teacher and a nurse. After many years working in journalism and public relations, he is now retired and writes poetry in western Washington, at the base of the Olympic Mountains. He was a finalist for author of the year with the Annual Spillwords Press Awards in 2019. Lifting Stones is his third book of poetry. Visit his blog,

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