When you drive down Gold St. in Deming, are you driving over mysterious tunnels built in the city's past? The rumors of their existence have persisted for decades. Did the army build a 10-mile tunnel... More > right through the middle of town? Did 19th century businessmen use tunnels to secretly patronize the town’s brothels? Or, did the local Chinese use tunnels to avoid contact with abusive townsfolk?
The curious and talented members of the Deming Writing Group set out to explore these legends and try to sort out the truth. Thirteen writers accepted the challenge and were randomly assigned different literary genres (mystery, horror, screenplay, literary, etc.) to create each one's take on the tunnels.
So, do these mystifying tunnels under Deming really exist? Decide for yourself after reading Down Under Deming.< Less
Coldfront Yearbook 2009 is a critical overview of poetry books published in the year 2009. It includes writing about many of the year's most important poets, including Mark Bibbins, Arda Collins,... More > Michael Dickman, Louise Gluck, Geoffrey Hill, Noelle Kocot, DA Powell, Charles Wright and 17 others. The book also announces the winners of Coldfront's 2009 Year in Review. Edited by Graeme Bezanson, Jackie Clark, John Deming, Melinda Wilson.< Less
It has been said that the United Nations received prior warning of the Rwandan catastrophe: an informant met UN Officers and led one of them to a weapons cache. Was it a weapons cache? Who was the... More > informant? For the first time ever, Captain Amadou Deme finally sheds light to many questions and speculations on this event as he takes readers back in time to bring out the missing piece of one mind–boggling puzzle with Rwanda 1994 and the Failure of the United Nations Missions: The wholetruth.
In this daring book, the author reveals surprising information. He states that Rwanda’s tragedy was triggered by the assassination of two African presidents. Capt. Deme, from the Intelligence Office of the Force Commander General Romeo Dallaire, was the first UN official to reach the scene. Within the pages of the gripping book, he reflects on the abrupt shutdown of the investigation. Hundreds of refugees were at the Mille Collines hotel (known widely as the Hotel Rwanda, from the film).< Less
Playwright and theater director Travilla Deming has written a collection of essays, begun in her late nineties, about her childhood in New York City and her work as theater director in Connecticut.... More > These stories are shapely gems of memory told with charm and humor, a testament of author's vitality. She book was completed shortly before her 100th birthday.< Less
“Never judge a book by its cover….” Same turned the case with Claude. His childhood days were as smooth as butter. The only twist and turn came, when his father, the former Army... More > Major, the father of the revolving character-CLAUDE, lost his life and power due to certain misconceptions. The Rwandan Genocide of 1994 turned the table 360 degree. The genocide acted as the U turn of Claude’s life. Claude’s entire family, including his father, mother and grandmother were brutally stabbed. Loosing his near and dear ones, turned him into a figure as hard as rock. Even though he and his three siblings survived the hammer stroke, but the stroke felt even harder when he was separated away from them for his entire life.
In the due course they moved to army secured zone and he willingly took a new path along with his Godfather-Jali. Intending to achieve the best for his people and get them a better place and life to live in. In the due course he started getting even tougher and started loosing the feelings within him...< Less