My flash fiction story, “The Wax” can now be read in the print issue of Coffee People, Issue 06! I am so, so honored to have my work in this zine. It’s about time there was a zine for and about the experiences of the folx behind the counter!! From barista interviews, to visual art, […]More
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def. Autoportrait: 1. a likeness of a person, esp. of the face, as a painting, drawing, sculpture, or photograph… Earlier this year I purchased Tonight I’m Someone Else – Hodson’s collection of (mostly) braided personal essays. Her work struck me as something so original – but I couldn’t put my finger on how. Did it […]More
My review of Jessica Wilbanks’ memoir When I Spoke in Tongues: A Story of Faith and its Loss is up at Angel City Review: http://angelcityreview.com/when-i-spoke-in-tongues/More
A favorite poem that I can’t stop re-reading by a new favorite poet. “Desunt Nonnula” by Kaveh Akbar. (copied and pasted from Bennington Review) If you haven’t read Calling A Wolf A Wolf… Do yourself a favor and read it! Desunt Nonnula means “some things are lacking.” It was the last line in a “continuous” poem […]More
Reading old journals this morning in search of clarity…finding something else. It’s like reading a ghost of myself. In April 2017 I took a personal essay class and we wrote 6-word memoirs as an exercise and shared them aloud. I think I chose to share #4 – which takes the cake. The memoirs below; successful […]More