More Flannery O’Connor: Women’s Studies is about to publish a special issue on Flannery O’Connor, including a typescript of the Flannery O’Connor Symposium mentioned below. I’ll keep you posted on when it comes out.
My memoir, Nine Lives: Adventures in Becoming, has still not found a home. A disappointment, among others, during this COVID Winter. But here’s wishing my readers a happier year ahead. Can spring be far behind?
“Whatever Happened to Wang,” my non-fiction narrative that takes place in Shanghai, China in 1988, is available in a recent edition of LITRO Magazine, Essay: Saturday. See Works for details. WHATEVER HAPPENED TO WANG
Flannery O’Connor’s birthday, Thursday, March 25, is being celebrated at the Andalusia Institute of GCSU with a full day of events, including my participation in a virtual panel discussion on “Flannery O’Connor and Motherhood.” Th, 3/25/21, Flannery O’Connor Birthday Celebration (all times Eastern) 11:00-12:00 AM: Virtual tour of the Andalusia: Home of Flannery O’Connor exhibit, “Madam… Continue reading For Flannery O’Connor Fans, a Birthday Celebration
My most recent review, “Marilyn Fabe’s Kohutian Reading of ‘Woody Allen’s Psychological Slapstick,’” just published in the Winter 2021 issue of Clio’s Psyche.
Ferlinghetti’s recent death prompted me to remember an incident years ago when I was living in San Francisco’s North Beach. I had been driving with my friend Malcolm Braly down Columbus Avenue when suddenly we were pulled over by the police, searched, arms outstretched on either side of the car, and then Malcolm was arrested–for… Continue reading A memory of Lawrence Ferlinghetti
I am delighted to share my non-fiction narrative piece “My Mother’s Story: Memento Mori” which has just been published in the Winter 2021 edition of the online magazine Persimmon Tree. It can be read here.