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Annual Reading Competition at Banphed School in Issan

Just got back from the 3rd annual reading competition that my wife, photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat organizes in Banphed Village, Issan, Thailand. This year, three publishers and several donors took part. 25 students won prizes and the school library was restocked with new titles. I got to read a short story, The Monkey in a Murder […]

Sacred Skin reviewed in Thailand’s bestselling Dichan Magazine

Sacred Skin, the first English language book on Thailand’s sacred tattoos, photographed by Aroon Thaewchatturat and written by me, has been reviewed by journalist Syno Nym in this week’s issue of Dichan, one of Thailand’s longest running and bestselling magazines. The two page review also covers Sacred Tattoos of Thailand by Joe Cummings and Dan […]