Essay up at The Disappointed Housewife, and a busy week

First things first: My flash creative nonfiction piece A Fancy Department Store in Cleveland, 1970  is up at the The Disappointed Housewife.  Here’s the beginning: A Fancy Department Store in Cleveland, 1970 We knew we didn’t belong, my sisters and me. We knew by the way the saleslady tightened her mouth, the edges of her lipstick… Read More Essay up at The Disappointed Housewife, and a busy week

The Disappointed Housewife, an edgy new literary journal

This is SO exciting. Kevin Brennan (and everyone knows I’m a huge fan of Brennan’s) recently launched a new literary magazine called The Disappointed Housewife. Is that the greatest name or what? The site publishes edgy poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, music, multi-media, photography and anything else that doesn’t fit inside normal conventions. As Brennan says in… Read More The Disappointed Housewife, an edgy new literary journal

Semi-finalist chapbook excerpt and interview up at Honeysuckle Press

Good news: Right as I was packing to head out to Tucson for 10 days I noticed that an excerpt of my semi-final status chapbook Lies, and Saturdays and the accompanying interview is up at Honeysuckle Press. So exciting! The piece is written in a hybrid form that alternates between past and present tense, between first-… Read More Semi-finalist chapbook excerpt and interview up at Honeysuckle Press