Monthly Archives: May 2011

A human mistake

Each year, there are a number of tragic news stories about “hot car deaths”–too many really. A few friends sent me this one , about Elena Petrizzi, who recently died after being forgotten in her father’s car, and so I thought I’d

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Review: Dodici Azpadu’s “Living Room”

I had the opportunity to hear Dodici Azpadu read from her third novel, Living Room, at the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival last week in New Orleans. She’s an excellent reader, and I was glad to have her expressive voice in my head while I read her

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Leaving Del Rio

It’s been dry for seven months. On the way in from Del Rio International Airport, my father told us that the local church congregations have been saying rain prayers all spring. Dad, my step-mother and younger siblings moved here almost

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Texas!

I’m heading off to Texas at the end of this week, for family visits and a few book events. The details are on this  texas poster ! Join me if you’re in the area.

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