Cover reveal, and yippee!, “Malnourished” is ready for pre-orders

Big news: My new book Malnourished: A Memoir of Sisterhood and Hunger, now has a permanent cover. And I love it. I especially love the vast expanse of sky, which (at least to me) symbolizes death and healing, hope and redemption, all main themes throughout the book. Anyway, here it is: Here’s a brief description: In Malnourished, Cinthia… Read More Cover reveal, and yippee!, “Malnourished” is ready for pre-orders

My book finally found a publisher (!!)

Okay, the big news: My memoir which I’ve been working on for over 14 years (Fourteen years, people. Fourteen. Frigging. Years.), found itself a publisher. (Sounds of party noisemakers here, balloons flying through the air, shouts of intoxicating glee–the whole works). Hunger, and Lies releases this November from Raised Voice Press. It’s been a long, wild,… Read More My book finally found a publisher (!!)

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