Author of Anchored Leaves, Romance of the 3 Djinn, Buy Her A Diamond Before It's Too Late, So Easy To Love, Seal Skin and Act of Creation & Other Stories, a mini collection of foodie short stories. Work has appeared in Art/Life, Everyday Genius, Tatlin's Tower, Quarterly West, Atticus Review, Kartika Review, The Smoking Poet, VerbSap, Wicked Alice, Split Quarterly, Taint, Speak, Identity Theory, etc. Winner of the 12th Glass Woman Prize for "miranda".
Writing has become like breathing.
The Story of the Stone, The Master and Margarita, O Pioneers!, War and Peace, The Makioka Sisters, Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, Little Women, The Garden of Forking Paths, Cosmicomics, The Autobiography of Red, Left Hand of Darkness, The Life and Loves of a She-Devil, novels of Barbara Pym, etc.
Shorts by Alice Munroe, Mavis Gallant, T.C. Boyle, Julian Barnes, Flannery O'Connor, Eudora Welty, Dorothy Parker, etc.
Thanks for your comment on The Artist... I looked up the lectures on YouTube, watched Grayson Perry. Magnificent yellow shoes he was wearing. Thanks for the delightful reference. Made me day.
Thank you, J.A. for reading and commenting on "Swoon." I plan to read your work, too.
Thank you for reading and commenting on "Another", J.A.
Thanks for the comment on Riding down East Carolina. If you're interested in Wells Fargo history, check out this book: http://www.amazon.com/Under-Cover-Wells-Fargo-Carolyn/dp/B000GR3U7W/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1379283874&sr=1-2&keywords=under+cover+for+wells+fargo
I love first hand accounts and this one is so pure, the language and spelling is atrocious, to be expected of one of the original denizens of Tombstone and a friend to the Earp Bros.
My pleasure, Gessy.
Hi J.A.. Very happy you read "Herstory." Thanks so much.
Thanks so much for your kind comment on Steam.
Thanks for your comment on Tribe.
You're very welcome, Sera.
Hi J.A. thank you for your nice comment on 'Marmalade'. I hope all is well with you.
So glad I started the group too.
My pleasure, Roberta
Thanks very much for the comment on "Bloodsong."
Very welcome, Chris.
J.A. thanks so much for commenting on "Crows' Flight". Much appreciated.
My pleasure, Roberto.
Hi J.A., thanks for reading my Neruda translation of "Ode to Federico Garcia Lorca". Intense, indeed.
Misti, thanks so much for this wonderful comment, as well as the comment on "Mixtape"!
Wow, I am loving your website! So classy and clever. I am happy to discover your words!
My pleasure, Jane.
Thanks for reading "Lettie in the Ozarks."
You're so welcome, Marcus.
thank you for commenting on "before the bloodbath", j.a. - much appreciated.
Thank you for the fav. Happy you liked Temp. P! X
Eryk, my pleasure! It's a great story.
Thanks for reading my piece and commenting. I really appreciate it.
Hi Jen, thanks so much for stopping by. Writing as involuntary reflexes!
Susan, thanks so much for your kind welcome!
Thank you much, J.A. Writing like breathing, yes!
J.A. thank you for enjoying my story "Tool" and for letting me know! Welcome to Fictionaut!
Thank you for your kind welcome!
J.A. let me be the first to write on your wall and welcome you to Fictionaut. Looking forward to reading your work. Cheers!