Seeing friends who are gone reappearing on stage and in print is as close to Heaven, or the Bardo, or the Rainbow Bridge, as I can get.
Category Archives: On Writing
Women’s Stories Fuel Women’s Equality
In moments like these, we all need to become material witnesses.
This is a Post About Cats
Much like the great Neil Gaiman, I have a thing for cats. And that has become a big part of my writing
Three Verses for National Poetry Month
April brings a lot of beauty. This month rings in celebrations and commemorations of jazz, kindness to animals—and poetry. To mark the month, I wanted to share some of my favorite verses. See what you think. Then send me your favorites, too. Please! “To those born later,” Bertolt Brecht Hatred, even of meanness,Contorts the features.Anger,Continue reading “Three Verses for National Poetry Month”
Beyond The Second Sex
I have some unusual Women’s History Month advice: Skip the theory and turn to Simone de Beauvoir’s fiction instead.
Creating… and Waiting
All of us who write, act, dance—create!—are familiar with the labyrinth that opens up under our feet when a project is finished and sent out for response. Currently, that’s the space where I find myself: I am waiting for agents to read my new book.
My New Year’s Resolution
I will write (more) feminist stories in 2022. That’s my resolution—and my part in the revolution.
The Questions I’m Asked—and Not Asked Enough—About Novel Writing
Because National Novel Writing Month is galloping on, here are some reflections from someone who has been there—and is now going back for her second round.