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Another Clumsy Chord

The weather is changing. Do you remember the line from Mary Poppins? Winds in the east, mist coming in, / Like something is brewing’, and about to begin. Thanksgiving in the Las Vegas Valley is usually a mild time. The tradition for most is… Continue Reading “Another Clumsy Chord”

Margaret Atwood Live in Conversation about The Testaments

Today, I’m thrilled to be sharing some exciting news about an upcoming project in support of the release of Margaret Atwood’s THE TESTAMENTS, a long-awaited sequel to the incredibly popular and disturbing THE HANDMAID’S TALE. Many thanks to the publicists for including me in… Continue Reading “Margaret Atwood Live in Conversation about The Testaments”

July, July!

Have you heard the song, “July, July!” by The Decemberists? You should. This is the story of the road that goes to my house And what ghosts there do remain And all the troughs that run the length and breadth of my house And… Continue Reading “July, July!”

Joy and Terror, and Donuts?

Last week, I quietly and independently published my first book-length work of literary criticism, FROM A WHISPER TO A RIOT: THE GAY WRITERS WHO CRAFTED AN AMERICAN LITERARY TRADITION. This publication follows a string of creative nonfiction essays, which have been more my style… Continue Reading “Joy and Terror, and Donuts?”

Sweet Surprises and Judgmental Me

This is a little story about gratitude and trying to be a better person. On Thursday night, my spouse and I went out to dinner. I was in the mood for pizza, so we went to a place called BJ’s, which is a kind… Continue Reading “Sweet Surprises and Judgmental Me”

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