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Djelloul Marbrook


Djelloul (jeh-lool) Marbrook, born in Algiers to a Bedouin father and an American painter grew up New York, served in the US Navy. His book of poems, Far From Algiers, won the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize from Kent State University. His story, Artists Hill, won the Literal Latte first prize in fiction. He worked as a reporter for The Providence Journal and as an editor for The Elmira (NY) Star-Gazette, The Baltimore Sun, The Winston-Salem Journal & Sentinel and The Washington Star. Later he worked as executive editor of four small dailies in northeast Ohio and two medium-size dailies in northern New Jersey.


Gas Explosion – The High Cost of Methane

Between snake oil on the Democratic side and feckless belligerence on the Republican side, they did a lot for global warming, and we're still choking and gagging on it.
trees. Hibiscus cannabinus. Public Domain photo.

Must we kill trees?

Surely, those catalogues, newspapers, and magazines are greater offenders than the book, and surely the book of poems or literary fiction are even humbler ecological offenders.

160,000 Strong – Are we winning in Iraq?

The semitic Arabs, as they began to spread the Prophet Muhammed's message, defeated Aryan Iran, then called Persia, in a series of bloody battles.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook

Feudal Castles in the Sun and the Magna Carta of Journalism...

That's the dark side of what's happening today. But what is so interesting and hopeful is that the Internet is a kind of Magna Carta in which the citizenry win from the feudal barons.