Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why I Gave Away My Wedding Dress

Pretty soon after my wedding I started to wonder what I was supposed to do with my wedding dress. It wasn’t the kind of thing I could wear to a Christmas party. Some people, I knew, had their dresses “preserved” by a dry cleaner, a kind of textile embalming. I didn’t think my dress would […]

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Talking to Little Girls

Today, for the first time ever, I have a piece of writing in a newspaper! Long live print media! My article is called “Chatting with Princess Wannabe” and it’s in today’s edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The article is a response to Lisa Bloom’s Huffington Post piece, “How to Talk to Little Girls“. In her […]

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Stripped & PANK “Science & Fiction” Special Issue

Happy New Year! Here are a couple of literary things to help you start 2012 off right! First, there’s a new anthology out called Stripped: A Collection of Anonymous Flash. I’ve got a story in it, alongside Sherrie Flick, Randall Brown, Michael Martone, Roxane Gay, Devan Goldstein, Kathy Fish, Ethel Rohan, J Bradley, Amber Sparks, […]

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