Some Days I Make Soup: A Writer in Progress


Lesson One about being a writer is that you should be able to admit in public over coffee that you’re writing a book. The funny thing is I can’t say it above a whisper or while looking anyone in the eye. It’s as if the volume and eye contact is a verbal contract that I’ll […]

June 4, 2014

How I Balance Books and Babies


    While I pored over the second galley proof of the literary magazine I edit with one of my nearest and dearest colleague-friends and a too-strong cup of caramel coffee, I received the following text from my husband: “Evangeline just took her first step!” He and our three kids had been at Grammy’s house […]

March 17, 2014