Thursday, September 14th, 2006

Backstory of Small Acts of Sex and Electricity

Small Acts of Sex and Electricity began with the voice of my narrator, Mattie. Eventually I would realize that Mattie was an appraiser of fine arts and antiques, single, mid-thirties, collected neon signs, lived in a converted loft space in... more »

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Small Acts of Sex and Electricity

Praise Reminiscent of sections of Ann Patchett’s ‘Bel Canto’ or even Rebecca West’s ‘The Return of the Soldier’—here we have the same blissful menage, based on impossible circumstances that carry the seeds of their own destruction. —The San Francisco Chronicle Through vivid,... more »

Sunday, August 24th, 2003

Dower House, a remembrance of Kenneth Rexroth

For Kerry Tomlinson I retrieve a house from the late 1970s, early 80s, in southern California. I made the drive through the meandering roads of Montecito once a week, for three years, to gather with other writers, mostly women, some... more »