Month: October 2017

  • Appearance Wrap-Up: “Room: A Literary Reading” at Antigone Books

    Image of white doors opening into white room with wood floor and all-cap text of the word "room" in red at the top of the doorway

    Facebook video Last Friday, two other writers and I from the Writers Studio Tucson had the singular opportunity to read our fiction and poetry that we wrote in response to a spooky prompt by guest judge Ted McLoof for the third annual “Write-to-Read” contest: “Three people wake up in a room. They have no idea […]

  • Happy National Coming Out Day!

    I came out to my mom twenty years ago, the day after Ellen Degeneres came out on national television. I was so inspired but I was so terrified. I could only make the attempt over the telephone and I couldn’t even say the words; I made my mom guess until I finally said “Yes” when […]

  • Notebook Full of Poetry Fragments

    Small Field Notes notebook full of handwritten poetry fragments next to an ink pen for scale

    Small Field Notes notebook full of handwritten poetry fragments next to an ink pen for scale A tiny celebration for a small accomplishment: a little notebook full of handwritten poetry fragments.