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

Mother’s Milk

MOTHER'S MILK "I created Mother's Milk as an examination of how we see our mother's body. Most are uncomfortable or even disgusted by the thought, but when I look at my mother I see evidence of her sacrifice: all the scars that she earned to get me to the place I am today.  Our society … Continue reading Mother’s Milk