Cultural Beheading and More: At ArtisTree

Finally made my way to Pomfret to ArtisTree. There in a small, off the beaten path, Vermont town is an arts center with an exhibition of the works of 12 Syrian artists. Here’s my article, and a sneak peek:


Ensemble Marie: Does the Sport Coat Have a Soul?

Do you have that treasured object, or maybe an attic full of them? Take a peek at this trailer for Ensemble Marie, whose performance on June 18 explores our relationship with our things. Free admission. Link is below.


The Power of (Muscle) Memory: Best of Vine Leaves

Good news this morning! My flash non-fiction, The Power of (Muscle) Memory, originally published last year by Vine Leaves Literary Journal, has been selected for a special annual publication, Best of Vine Leaves 2015.


You can find the original here, alas, still have to scroll to p. 25.

The Power of (Muscle) Memory: Published

Sitting on a bench with him in Bryant Park, I reached for my hair.

I am pleased to announce that The Power of (Muscle) Memory has just been published by Vine Leaves Literary Journal, and is featured in the introduction to the issue, #14. The above hyperlink should take you there. My flash nonfiction piece appears on page 25. Thank you for reading.

Update: new link, apparently, is this: