Some of you may have noted my sporadic posting as of late, but I have good reasons. First, the spring semester was filled with the challenges associated with teaching a new class, and, therefore, took more of my time than it will if I teach it in the future. Second, my hope to be back […]

To Write or Not to Write – Still the Question? My writing life, or writerly life as I heard it phased and repeated (by me more than anyone else), is not, as I tend to complain ad nauseum in my journal, at a standstill. It has, however, been on a different track of late. I […]

Maria Antonietta Giovinazzo does some great work. I haven’t shared anything in a while, so please enjoy another’s creative efforts. https://dadaart.see.me/

My short story “Cool Morning Air” was published in the Ishaan Literary Review. Please take time to read it and the other works in this latest issue. http://ishaanliteraryreview.com/

Ingredients: Leeks – 6 large                Potatoes – 2 lbs Onion, red – 1                  Green (baby) onions – 4 Carrots – 4                        Garlic – 1 clove Butter – 3 Tbsp               Chicken Broth – 3 Cups Thyme – 1 Tsp                 Marjoram – Tsp Parsley – 1 Tbsp             Cilantro – 1 Tsp Bay leaves – 3                  Heavy cream […]

A few months back, in a graduate level literature class, the professor talked about how we identify books by authors and asked what I believe was meant to be a rhetorical question: “Can anyone really name their favorite television writer?” As if rehearsed, about half the class of fourteen students said immediately and in unison, […]

“Stuck” was originally published in the Words Work Literacy Journal. I want reiterate that this is a work of fiction, and even when I draw on places I’ve known or worked, the events, people, and attitudes in the story are about the characters and in no way reflect any actual individuals or events. The story […]

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