Sunday, Again at The Nervous Breakdown

I am beyond thrilled to share my newest essay, Sunday, Again now up at The Nervous Breakdown. The essay features fantastic artwork from the super-talented, Trinidad Escobar. Her art will amaze you and her graphic memoir, Crush, is coming out in 2017, so check it out. I started writing this essay in 2012, and it … Continue reading

A Moveable Feast #PorteOuverte at Assay

In my latest, “A Moveable Feast #PorteOuverte,” published at Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies, I review Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast. Following the #ParisAttacks, I thought it timely to reread Hemingway’s memoir, set in 1920s Paris. I was not alone in this sentiment, and in fact, was delighted to learn that A Moveable Feast, … Continue reading

The Eager at The Rumpus

My creative nonfiction piece, ‘The Eager‘, is now up at The Rumpus. I’m really enjoying the art that accompanies the piece, which was created by Erech Overaker. It’s very edgy and electric, and I think would appeal to readers that might enjoy my writing. Thanks and gratitude to The Rumpus, and of course, Rumpus Essays … Continue reading

Sacral Dimple in Memoir Journal

You can now read my short nonfiction piece, “Sacral Dimple,” in Issue 14 of Memoir. Although I’m sad that this is Memoir’s final issue before going on hiatus, I’m very excited and proud to have showcased my work in such a beautiful publication, and to have been included in its long line of fine writers … Continue reading

Dear Conjunctions, Thanks For Your Kind Rejection

In the past, I have only ever submitted to small or fledgling presses, so when I recently submitted my pai gow poker piece to Conjunctions, rejection was expected, even welcomed. Just as I knew: 1 + 1 = 2 and 1 + 2 = 3 it was always a mathematical certainty that: Me + Submitting … Continue reading

Calaveras Station Reading at Sacramento Poetry Center

Thanks so much to everyone who attended the Calaveras Station reading at Sacramento Poetry Center! Thanks especially to host, Trina Drotar, as well as the contributors who read with me: Jim Benton, Genelle Chaconas, Shadi Gex, Marcelo Hernandez, Peggy Kincaid, Lee Lee, Joe Montalbo and Jordan Okumura. Having gotten lost on the way to the … Continue reading

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