Broken Abroad

Broken Abroad

Soon. "BROKEN ABROAD is a collection of stories about nine different Americans in Europe. They are not searching for traces of their ancestors. They're searching for themselves, for the meaning of home and the road forward. A woman cuts the resemblance to her mother away from her flesh. A grieving sister tries to honor her twin brother, whose ashes she carries in her pocket. Survivors of a mass shooting find refuge in a fairy tale. These are stories of the lost, damaged and grief-stricken who have run far away from home, to another country, only to find that life and death will follow them everywhere." BROKEN ABROAD will be available some time in May. You will be able to download it on your shiny Kindle. You'll be able to hold the dead-tree version in your fleshy hands. Of course, I will again be making signed copies available for sale right here, over on the Books tab. As soon as I know more about...
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The Detritus of 2010

"For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning." - T.S. Eliot * The year of 2010 just didn't go according to plan. Then again, looking back, I can't recall a single year of my life yet that has.  That'd just be spooky & weird if nothing unexpected happened.  Not to mention boring, eh? For the two residents of the Rasmenian Nation, the year of 2010 began with chaos, anger & the frustration of international & cross country travel in the dead of winter.  Indeed, our last days of 2009 & first few days of 2010 were spent engaged in family squabbles, re-routed Greyhound buses & bumming around airports.  Oh... & I was fucking sick, choking on & snorting my own phlegm, which is just as sexy as it sounds. But, we summoned every bit of patience we had & made our way There & Back Again. So, we eventually made our...
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