At last! I’ve received and approved the final versions of my front and back cover designs, and I’m really…relieved. Also, I’m quite pleased with the results. If writing a book … Continue reading here you have it: finalized book cover design for Silicon Valley Girl!
I sat on the examination table, calmly, expectantly, with my legs dangling over one side. I tried to remain perfectly still as the doctor listened to my breathing, to my … Continue reading the examination (2002)
Well, I am thrilled to the gills that HBO has set a release date of 22 April 2017 at 8:00 PM for the Oprah Winfrey-produced biopic on Henrietta Lacks. Who … Continue reading a poem for Henrietta Lacks: sister, daughter, mother, friend
May 31st, 1987 Sunday morning 11:45 A.M. Chris insisted on giving me his number even though I gave him mine. He didn’t believe it was my number. He thought I … Continue reading excerpt – Silicon Valley Girl (may 31, 1987)
May 30th, 1987 actually May 31st 12:50 A.M. “Saturday night” CHRIS. Dear Diary, CHRIS. Went to Great America today. Concert at 8:00. Got there at 5:00 to ride a bit … Continue reading excerpt – Silicon Valley Girl (may 30th, 1987)
When I’m on tour I often stop in the airport bookstores during layovers to do rogue signings. I do them when I can and sometimes strangers stop to ask about the book. Sometimes they buy a copy or two. Mostly they don’t. But last … Continue reading →
There I was High, high above the heads And shoulders of all the average-sized folks Feeling as though I were perched In the tallest tree On its strongest branch Secure … Continue reading I’ll see you in my dreams: An ode to my father