1001 Nights-Winner of Hippocampus Magazine’s CNF Contest

In the midst of anxiety, I got some wonderful news. For the past three years, I’ve entered Hippocampus Magazine’s Remember November creative non-fiction contest. During the early evening of November 1, I found out this year’s submission, 1001 Nights, had won. In my letter to the editor, I described the piece as a love song to women….

Remembering Josh in “Unwrapped”

Years ago, in a 9th grade English class, a boy named Josh stood up for a class presentation. For years I’ve remembered Josh and that day, but it’s only been within the past twelve months that I’ve thought of writing about it. I toyed with doing a blog piece about Josh, but in the end, I knew…