Shards Stories

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 that helped us recount 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