I'm  the author of, THE SUNSHINE WHEN SHE’S GONE, (Henry Holt and co. 2013) a novel about a marital crisis that ensues upon the birth of a new baby.  The New York Public Library  chose the title story of my collection-in-progress,  “Evidence,”  for Stories on The MTA, a Digital Archive, 2019.

 The winner of a Pushcart Prize Special Mention and The Columbia Fiction Award, my fiction, non-fiction and poetry have appeared in Catapult, The Rumpus, New England Review , The Huffington Post, The Coachella Review and other publications. 

 After studying at Sarah Lawrence College and the Brooklyn College, CUNY MFA Program , I taught  writing at Eugene Lange College, NYU, The University of Chicago and The Art Institute of Chicago for over 20 years. I live in Chicago with my family and am working on a new novel. 



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