All That Goodbye to All That

Every writer who leaves NYC has written about leaving NYC since Joan Didion famously wrote "Goodbye to All That" in her seminal essay collection Slouching Towards Bethlehem. It was only a matter of time until I did it too. When you want to see them, the signs are everywhere. I spent three years looking for… Continue reading All That Goodbye to All That

Parental Discretion Discouraged

Let's write about sex, baby. This summer appears to be the summer of erotica. Take for example the staggering amount of money E.L. James pulls in (weekly!) for her Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. Or the amount of self-published erotica novels topping the self-published bestsellers list. The trend seems to be sticking around: readers have… Continue reading Parental Discretion Discouraged