My creative non-fiction piece “The Living Room” was published in Dreamers Magazine (issue 8: March-June 2021) and is now available on their site, Dreamers Creative Writing. If you know me or knew Susan, this is, as I’ve been told “a tough read.” Nonetheless, I hope you’ll read it. A couple of people have expressed concern […]
Black Lives Matter inspired me to ask city officials about the funding and inner-workings of the Malden police department.
Susan’s mother Jane died in December. My grandmother died two years ago. Susan died six years ago. I’m the age Susan was when she died . . . I’m pleased that The MOON magazine decided to publish my piece, “Ways to the End,” in their April 2019 issue Death | The future we seldom speak […]
“Noun!” Instructor Jennifer Crystal pointed at one of my classmates. “Lion!” my fellow student immediately responded. Jennifer wrote it on the board. “Okay, adjective,” she gestured to the next person. “Beautiful!” Some of us were quicker at this game than others. I think for “verb,” I finally came up with “punch.” After several go-rounds, we […]