“An Old Synagogue Needs Rescuing” (PDF)
The mikvah had been fashioned into a makeshift baptismal pool with a system of rigged heating coils that was downright dangerous. “It was a wonder no one had been electrocuted,” he said.
"Fiction Addiction’s Book Your Lunch" (PDF)
My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop (Black Dog & Leventhal)
I had the honor of being a featured author for Book Your Lunch. I looked out onto a roomful of people–and I wasn’t even related to most of them.
The place managed to look both defiant and melancholy, fending off the sprawl and faceless development, holding the modern world at bay. It was for sale, but there were clearly no takers.
Familiar landmarks have a way of appearing in my fiction—a little warped.
I love that nature is squeezing through the fist of concrete and condos.