Tucson Festival of Books award-winning essay, and Gates Pass

A few months ago, I submitted an essay to the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards Contest from the YMCA here in Tucson. I did this while sitting on the floor of the exercise room, my laptop beside me, a guy on the elliptical machine spraying sweat over my shoulders (I could say that his… Read More Tucson Festival of Books award-winning essay, and Gates Pass

Book reviews: Town Father and The Foretelling (two fer one!)

Happy weekend to everyone. It’s been raining here in Tucson, and yesterday it rained so hard it reminded me of living in Seward, Alaska, where the rain falls thick and hard and relentless, and everything is green, green, green. Surprisingly, here in the desert there is also green, especially the Palo Verde trees swaying in… Read More Book reviews: Town Father and The Foretelling (two fer one!)