My fascination with personal psychology drives my writing. Can relationships between people lead us closer to ourselves? I’m particularly interested in what happens in the spaces where people appear to be coming together, but then miss one another.
Reviews of books from a list generated by interest, whim, and chance.
And by what's available at the Brooklyn Public Library.
A queer writer reviews queer writers.
Gertrude Press is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1998 by writer Eric Delehoy. Gertrude now holds the distinction of being the longest consecutively published queer journal.
Non-bylined 500-word reviews of books focused on sexual orientation studies, history, and LGBTQ memoirs.
Publishers Weekly (known as PW in the book world) is a weekly magazine focused on the book publishing business and its audience of publishers, booksellers, librarians, literary agents, and authors.
Where do feelings comes from? Why do they have such a hold over us? The more “fixed” a memory is, the more I suspect it’s acting like a lid on a jar, protecting something vulnerable underneath we’re afraid will spoil if exposed to air—to scrutiny.
My hope is that by revealing myself, the work can become a mirror for individual self-discovery—that people will uncover unknown truths about themselves.
Unpublished personal essays. Available upon request.
"When he wakes, he's in a bad mood. His lip as stiff as a pinecone. Inside a seed, many seeds, many hopes. But he won't say what they are..."
"I wasn’t his best friend, but we had been friends for over a decade, and we were a couple the year before he died..."
"Everything I did after that was an excuse to get drunk..."
"Once I was involved with a famous artist. I had liked his work and followed his career. Since it was almost February, I decided to send him a valentine..."