The Winter Newsletter

A couple of months ago, we were sitting with friends around our dining room table discussing the one thing that might seem the most out of character with our particular personality. My contribution to the conversation was that, despite being introverted, I have chosen...
Past Ten

Past Ten

“But America was my place too by then, even though I only had to open my mouth for people to hear that I didn’t belong, and I was prepubescent in terms of my time and history there.”     ‪When someone asks you where you see yourself 10 years from...
The Ides of October

The Ides of October

At the exact half way point between my Fall and Winter newsletters, I’m slipping in an extra one because … the moment is finally here! The national (and international) Pub Date of the hardcover of Old New Worlds is today, October 15th 2019. Three years of...
Fall Newsletter: “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness …”

Fall Newsletter: “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness …”

This was my view for much of the past month while I was recording the audiobook of Old New Worlds. As I recount in the book, The first time I had to share my words when I started the MFA program, I wanted to climb right back inside myself from sheer awkwardness and...
The Tiny Letter giveaway

The Tiny Letter giveaway

As an incentive to sign up for my newsletter, I offered a framed print of this painting by my mother, which inspired the cover of Old New Worlds. The youngest twig of our family tree, Lizzy, made the pick! Watch it here.

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