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Join Bryan as he talks to Gary Walton Author of Prince of Sin City, Gary Walton is the author of five books of poetry: Full Moon: the Melissa Moon Poems (Finishing Line Press, 2007), The Millennium Reel (Finishing Line Press, 2003), Effervescent Softsell (Red Dancefloor Press, 1997), Cobwebs and Chimeras (Red Dancefloor Press, 1995), The Sweetest Song (Peapod Press, 1988), and one book of short fiction and humor: The Newk Phillips Papers (Red Dancefloor Press, 1995). His latest book is a comic novel about Newport, Kentucky in its heyday as a gambling Mecca called Prince of Sin City (which is based in part on a conspiracy theory about the Kennedy assassination.) It is due out from Finishing Line Press in 2009. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice and the Kentucky Literary Award for Full Moon: the Melissa Moon Poems in 2008. Walton is an assistant professor in the department of English at Northern Kentucky University. His areas of interest include Modernism, Postmoderism, and the Irish Literary Renaissance. Walton received a Ph.D. from the George Washington University. (His thesis was a poststructuralist comparison of James Joyce's Ulysses and the work of Donald Barthelme). He is currently Editor of the Journal of Kentucky Studies.