Acts of Grace

Acts of Grace

NPR-San Francisco Affiliate, KQED Radio Perspectives Series Northern California has been united in tragedy this past week. But it has also been united in something else perhaps bigger than tragedy – acts of grace. Holly Hubbard Preston has...

A Name. A Life.

A Name. A Life.

NPR-San Francisco Affiliate, KQED Radio Perspectives Series I was walking my dog last week past our local cemetery when I saw a block of black granite behind the fence. The City of St. Helena put it there to honor our town’s fallen...

Embracing Mortality

Embracing Mortality

NPR-San Francisco Affiliate, KQED Radio Perspectives Series Mortality gets a bad rap. So many people I know fear it, wish it weren’t so. Not me. I see mortality as a thing to be embraced the way one would a child, up close and with tender...

Blue Nocturne

Blue Nocturne

From The Southampton Review A work of short fiction, published in the final months of graduate school, that draws from the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and explores the age-old boundaries of mortal longing and surrender. 

Seeking Grace

Seeking Grace

From Palimpsest: A Creative Journal of the Humanities Short story about two sisters inspired by real people encountered during a ten-day stay in a rural village with a local family in Southern Mexico. Published by the University of Colorado, this...