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Home, Visions of Life: Perspectives of Artists and Authors Exhibit, Skokie Public Library

November 2 - December 20, 2022

There will be two author/artist events:

Gallery Talk: 

(Nov 10, 2022, 6:30 PM)

Art Sparks Writing Workshop: 

(December 8, 2022, 6:30 PM)

My new flash fiction story, "Home" which was inspired by Bruno Surdo's (2018) painting "Growing Up," will be on display with the painting at the library from Nov. 1 through Dec. 20.

Infinite Monkey Hypothesis, Turning Points

June, 2021

"Infinite Monkey Hypothesis," which appears in Turning Points, is about a thesis defense that leads to therapy. Buy on Amazon.

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My Turn, Visions of Life 2: Art-Inspired Short Stories

February, 2020

James Ostlund's painting "Garlic" was the inspiration for "My Turn" in which betrayal destroys a marriage.

Buy on Amazon


In Progress

Susan's defense of her master's thesis leads her to therapy...Why?

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Sad on Couch

Skipping School

In Progress

Susan's passage from third to fifth grade has unexpected consequences.

Advanced Education

In Progress

A short story about the decision to apply to graduate school and opening the responses...


Do You Wanna Dance?

In Progress

A short story about a 16-year-old's first concert experience - The Divine Miss M tour at The Auditorium theater, Chicago, 1973.

Step Four

In Progress

Shortly before attaining early retirement, a long term member of AA falls off the wagon because she didn't get the promotion she thought she deserved.

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