My Stories

These are a few stories about my life, which had their origin in my experience in a writers workshop at Kenyon College. Unlike a conference where you sit and listen to a lot of speakers, this was an intense immersion into the practice of writing with a small group of people. Our workshop leader, Rodger Kamenetz, gave us prompts┬áthat helped us┬árecount significant memories, or “spots of time” (as Wordsworth called them). He encouraged transparent, honest writing, with feeling (“naked writing”). [click to read more]


A Seat at the Table

The Finger Reveals


A Name Below All Names

Encounter with Beauty