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The Next Poet Laureate?
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Back in early March, I attended the Ravenswood Poetry Series. After listening to D. A. Powell read his beautiful, lyric work, we broke for a brief intermission. Kay Speaks, a local poet, greeted me as I nibbled on a cookie. … Continue reading

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What I Want in My Life
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Ever since I wrote the post “A Question of Settling,” back in October 2016, I’ve been thinking about how I wanted the next phase of my life to look. I had intended to focus on this question over the holidays, … Continue reading

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The Writer’s March Challenge 2017–An Update
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On March 31st, A Writer’s March 2017 ended. A guest blogger, Bob Sabatini, wrote the final post entitled, “It’s Over! (Whew!).” Bob’s post nicely sums up my feelings on this year’s writing challenge. You can read it here. Afterwards, the … Continue reading

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The Writer’s March Challenge 2017
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Maybe it’s the lawyer in me, but I’ve always been a sucker for a good challenge. So I’ve decided to particpate once again in A Writer’s March as a way to get myself back into a more consistent (i.e., daily) writing routine. A … Continue reading

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Petaluma Reader’s Theatre to Revive Production of Fatherhood
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I’m super excited to announce that the Petaluma Reader’s Theatre (PRT) will be reviving their show, Dear Ole Dad: A Tribute to Fatherhood, which includes my story, There’s No Daddy Here. The show is on Saturday, June 18th at 7:30 … Continue reading

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Flyer for Autism Awareness Event
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Here’s the flyer for the autism awareness event that I will be reading at with Connie Post and Anne Ross on Saturday, April 23, 2016, called Celebrating Life on the Spectrum. The event will feature poetry and prose dealing with autism spectrum … Continue reading

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“Waiting For Words” Featured at the Museum of Motherhood
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My story, Waiting for Words, is being featured for the next two weeks with the art of Sarah Nicholls as part of an ekphrastic project called M.A.M.A. (mothers are making art). You can see it here. A list of all the featured … Continue reading

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Poetry Manuscript Accepted for Publication
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I am thrilled to announce that my chapbook manuscript, entitled Across An Aqueous Moon: Travels in Autism, has been accepted for publication! After a long, hot summer filled with plenty of rejections, Finishing Line Press sent me an email last … Continue reading

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Story Selected for Multi-Media Collaboration at the Museum of Motherhood
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I am excited to announce that my piece, Waiting for Words, has been selected by Marjorie Tesser, Editor of The Mom Egg Review, as part of a new ekphrastic project called M.A.M.A. (mothers are making art). M.A.M.A. is a collaboration … Continue reading

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Handing Off and Easing Up
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Sometimes it takes an accident or serious illness to make you re-evaluate your priorities. As many of you know, in December 2014, I developed an infection in my right thumb. My thumb was so swollen that it couldn’t bend, and … Continue reading

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