October 2015 Archives

  1. 01. Lake House

    My parents bought a vacation house in the Poconos back in the early nineties. Actually, my mother was the one who bought the house. She went out with realtors and scoured the area to find a little cabin backed by a rushing stream, with an empty lot on one side and a preserve behind it. An idyllic, private setting with a lake club and a pool club nearby.

    No one else in the family was interested. My brother, twin sister and I were young adults by then and were starting to take our own vacations. Plus, our idea of a vacation didn’t involve lakes with water snakes and silty, muddy bottoms. We were Jersey Shore kids.

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  2. 02. “Elephant Teeth” in Crab Orchard Review

    My short story “Elephant Teeth,” which was a finalist for the Jack Dyer Fiction Prize, has been published by Crab Orchard Review. Read more →

  3. 03. “Getting Rid of My Game Face” on Role Reboot

    My essay “Getting Rid of My Game Face: How I Learned That It’s Okay to Show Emotion” is up on Role Reboot. Read more →

  4. 04. New on Scary Mommy

    I’m excited that my essay “How I Learned to Release My Inner Control Freak” has been published by Scary Mommy. Read more →


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