The Day Every Girl Dreams Of – Reading

The following is my Goddard MFA graduate reading given July 2013 in Port Townsend, Wa. This is an excerpt from my memoir These Are Not Secrets, the story of a young poverty-stricken mother who makes a reckless and horrific bargain with a dangerous man to gain security for her children.  How she survives and is eventually … Continue reading The Day Every Girl Dreams Of – Reading

Getting to know the Girls

So in the interest of starting at the beginning, I believe it is important to understand  what these two jiggly things really meant to me before cancer took one away and I began an occasionally obsessive journey of self-exploration. Let’s get one thing straight ….in my memory I was never in possession of the perfect … Continue reading Getting to know the Girls