Here’s the story that won me the Write Club Denver’s Loving Cup of Deathless Glory on June 7! The prompt was ‘rock’… Tony played guitar. New Jersey has the highest Tony density of any state in the Union, but this was what set him apart. An example dialogue: “I ran into Tony at the diner […]Read More “Tony Played Guitar”
In case you haven’t heard: over the past few years, I’ve been writing songs on the ukulele, mostly based off of themes in Moby-Dick. And I’m making plans to release an EP of those songs with a full rock band later this summer. Stay tuned to the Music section of this Spot for updates! In […]Read More Coming This Summer: The Ishmael EP
Check out my short story “Old Sheriff” in the latest issue of Staind Magazine! Buy it here: https://www.staindmagazine.com/staind-shameRead More “Old Sheriff” published in Staind Volume 2!
Senator Gardner, I am a constituent of yours. Over the past year, I’ve written you other letters, called your office, commented on your social media sites, signed petitions, joined protest marches. I even stopped into your DC offices once. We’ve never met. I did all these things, like many other Coloradoans have, to try and […]Read More An Open Letter to Cory Gardner
How many dozens of ‘#MeToo’s did I see in my social media feeds this past week? More than I could count, more than I can remember. That was what really hit home: more of my female friends than I could even remember have been assaulted, raped, harassed, or otherwise violated by men. It’s heartbreaking. It […]Read More #MeToo and Me
I’m honored to have my short story, “The Walleye,” published in the inaugural issue of Stain’d Magazine! The story is about ice fishing and male emotional repression, and it sits right in the middle of 120 pages of wonderful writing, photography, and art on the theme of masculinity. Click here to check out the […]Read More “The Walleye” in Stain’d Magazine
[Beginning today, the Department of Interior has opened public comment on the process for reviewing recent National Monument designations (including Bears Ears in Utah), started by Trump’s executive order (thanks to Terry Tempest Williams for making me aware of this opening). Below is the comment I submitted. Please, if you care at all about the […]Read More My Comments on the National Monument Review Process