“Ill Not in the Mind,” a short story of mine that will appear in the Fall 2014 issue of Pea River Journal (in print soon), is available to read online:
Ill Not in the Mind
Special thanks to editor-in-chief Trish Harris and her team for seeing something in my work and helping me ready it for general consumption.
I hope this work breaks your heart like it broke mine.
PS I will send out another update when I have more information about where and how we can all pick up a print copy of the Fall 2014 issue of Pea River Journal.
Maybe you know what it’s like to be away from someone–away, perhaps, indefinitely? You might then appreciate my latest publication in The Conium Review:
I’d like to thank James R. Gapinksi for bringing this piece to life on the website–I do think it looks great, especially beneath that wonderful Chicago skyline I hold so dear.
The folks at Chicago Literati were kind enough to publish a creative non-fiction piece of mine in “The Wanderlust Issue.” I wrote this piece after returning from a wedding–a beautiful, candid, touching wedding–where I had the opportunity to dance and drink and be weird with some of my closest friends. And of course, this piece was also inspired by Great Expectations and Candide, books I recently read for the first time.
Great Expectations, Or the Baby Melancholy and Nostalgia made