Tag: nonfiction

Nina Rota Interview in the Los Feliz Ledger

[BOOK CLUB] Finding Comfort in Chaos with Nina Rota

Julia Ingalls was kind enough to interview me in the Los Feliz Ledger on July 31, 2019. We talked about the the quarterly reading series Sara Finnerty Turgeon and I organize at the Women’s Center for Creative Work, and my book of linked essays in progress titled Walls Crumble Before Me…

And yes, we also talked about finding some comfort in the chaos that is know as identity.

Roar Shack presents “You in the Sky”

roar shack you in the sky

I won the Live Write contest at Roar Shack last month so I get to read at this month’s event on October 14, 4-6pm, at 826LA in Echo Park (next to Stories bookstore). Actually, I didn’t win, I tied, but not bad for having to write a six-minute story on a prompt chosen by someone else that you then have to read in front of a large group of people. I was terrified!

A bunch of talented writers, all women—appropriately, will be reading with me: Angela Stubbs, Kristin Casey, Sandy Yang, Tamala Whittley, and Tara Taylor Donlan.

Wine and cookies await you.

 

WCCW Reading Series: RETHINKING

Mark your calendars! Please join us for a chain of Los Angeles literary luminaries: Dana JohnsonDésirée Zamorano, Bonnie S. Kaplan, and Ryka Aoki, at the Women’s Center for Creative Work on Thursday, December 7@7:30pm, 2017. Each of our writers has chosen a reader who, in turn, has chosen the next reader.

More information.

Journey to Planet Write: Late to the Game (2016)

This is my contribution to Journey to Planet Write, a project created by Gay Degani at Words in Place. These are stories of writers’ journeys to their current writing career. Check them out!