I entered New York City for the first time through the Port Authority. I was full of dread--being a San Diego boy, I had no concept of Noo Yawk aside from "Taxi Driver," "The Warriors," "Escape fr
Got word of the first trade review of Queen of America: A starred review from Library Journal! I couldn't be more excited. Or more relieved.
It has been a while since I chatted with you. Sorry about that. Been busy lately--coming home from Bread Loaf began a season of writing, editing and evaluating manuscripts. And school began. So
This is one of my all-time favorites. From a book of turtle drawings I put together for Cinderella to celebrate our coming together for good, May 1997.
Leaving for Bread Loaf in the morning, after starting the summer at Tin House. Next summer, I'll be returning to Fishtrap for their 25th Anniversary blow-out. Some of my writing pals make a writi
Argh, week too busy to blog. Hate that. But this makes me happy. From about 1979.
While I was working on my writing chops, I was also doing some art on the side. This pencil drawing was done for the Chicano Studies Dept. of San Diego Mesa College.
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