Who am I?  I WRITE books.  I EDIT other people’s stories. 

I TEACH creative writing. And I BAKE.

 

READ ME

When We Were Ghouls, my next book, is forthcoming Spring 2018. My essays have been published in The Gettysburg Review, The Normal School, Country Living and other national magazines and anthologies.

 

WRITE WITH ME

I am the Associate Director of the New York State Summer Writers Institute in Saratoga Springs, NY. Fall, Winter and Spring, I teach creative writing classes at UCSD Extension and mentor Science and Engineering students on personal essays.

 

EveryoneLovesPie

EAT WITH ME

As a kid I was a chicken pot pie fanatic. Today I bake any kind of pie. If you can dream it, I will bake it. Savory Salons is my way of bringing pies and writing together.

 

Illustration by Emil Wilson