November 5, 2019
How often do you get to play a canonical British writer, a Warsaw Ghetto uprising fighter, and a groundbreaking anthropologist, all in 90 minutes? I get to do it twice this Sunday! The magic of theater, and for a good cause — connecting rescue dogs with wounded soldiers (https://www.rescuedogsrescuesoldiers.org).
September 21, 2019
For World Alzheimer’s Day, The Independent UK is reprinting my TIR piece! https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/long-reads/alzheimers-memory-mum-assisted-living-actress-mother-role-escape-a9097676.html
September 8, 2019
The Fall issue of The Iowa Review is out and includes a piece I adapted from my memoir-in-progress. The issue should be in Barnes and Noble by Tuesday, but you can order it online right now 🙂
July 26, 2019
What an amazing surprise to find out that “When My Mother Forgot Me” was the subject of an essay — a beautiful essay — that won a New York Times’s Summer Reading Contest for teens. (You can read the essay here.)
July 11, 2019
So happy to be working with Ilise Weiner, Tamara Flannagan, and Kristina Latour, and directed by Colleen Clinton, in Amy Loughead’s terrific new play, Keep It Dark, for FAB Women’s Summer Play Festival We go up at The Barrow Group MainStage in late July.
June 21, 2019
A short essay I culled from my book-in-progress is in today’s Ties section of The New York Times. I’m so grateful to Roberta Zeff for running “When My Mother Forgot Me” and for the beautiful illustration by Lucy Jones.