I have stopped blogging for now. Instead, I’ve created a website for Literary Reviews for LGBTQ women and nonbinary people. Several other writers are joining me in reviewing literary works. I’ve started the ball rolling by writing a few short reviews. Here is the link: Look for me there, or on Facebook. I #amwriting and […]

AWP2018: Truer Words Were Never Spoken: On the Challenges of Writing About Family in Creative Nonfiction/Memoir 

Originally posted on Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies:
Panel Participants: Artress Bethany White, Sharon Harrigan, Bridgett Davis, Lori Horvitz Description: Writers of nonfiction struggle with the ethics of transparency in their work, particularly when discussing family. From fratricide to confronting parental abandonment or making a living from illegal professions, writers must often face their own demons and…

Something to Write Home About #amwriting

Last night the electric company turned off the electricity to our mobile home park for maintenance. We were given a few days warning, and asked to unplug all electronics and do without power for seven hours from 10 pm to 5 am. How long has it been since I’ve spent a night in the actual […]