So I subbed down at Auburn Library yesterday, and maybe the staff were just trying to impress the new girl, … Continue reading Stealing Other Lives
I just finished another short story, which I’ll be sending the submission rounds next week. Thursday nights I volunteer in … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Exhaustion
For me, the loss of my faith was much like gaining it. Something outside my control, like a storm blowing … Continue reading Losing Faith
Dave Eggers’ 2006 novel, What Is the What, opens with a violent robbery for which the narrator, a Sudanese refugee, … Continue reading When Did Gentle Become Weak?
It seems I write mostly about revenge. All my characters are exacting some kind of revenge. Or think they are. … Continue reading Revenge and Justice
I remember the optimism of going home to someone. And how, months after the divorce, a part of me still … Continue reading Happiness
I come from a family of runners. My grandfather to California, my father north to Washington, a great-grandmother west from … Continue reading Runaways