-Chapter 30 from “The Spirits of Jade,” Skye Stephenson – The Cuban Connection Barbara did manage to convince Jade to go to the art exhibit on 23rd Street. What had done the trick was when Jade learned that the exhibit was at the Center for Cuban Studies. According to Barbara, several of the top painters […]
A reading from my story – The Spirits of Jade – at its book launch.
“We Are Writing a Kind of Sacred Lay Book: Interview with Jose Zalaquett” – My January 2012 Article in the Monadnock Shopper On Saturday, March 3rd, Keene will be hosting the 4th annual New Hampshire Culture of Peace conference, to be held at Keene State College. In preparation for this upcoming conference, I would like […]
This Winter Solstice marks the 5th anniversary of the death of the my mother, which launched an intensive month of writing the initial draft of what is now my new novel – “The Spirits of Jade”. The story opens on a winter solstice eve when the main character – down-on-her-luck Jade – finds her life […]
THE WISDOM OF ANDEAN INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION Seven years ago, the Intercultural University Amawtay Wasi (UIAW) of Ecuador was accredited by the Ecuadorian government and began to offer courses. Through those coincidences of life that feel more like synchronicities, I happened to be on my first visit to Ecuador right around this date, and spent several […]
Martin Espada’s poem “The Swimming Pool” which I recently heard him read in person brought memories flooding back to me of my own visits to Villa Grimaldi where people who had suffered human rights abuses there recounted the same story. http://ow.ly/d/nbY
My article “Models of Social Healing” to be published soon in my upcoming monthly column in Monadnock. MODELS OF SOCIETAL HEALING Moving towards societal healing may be just what some of us are yearning for these days in our own community and state. I know that is how I have been feeling of late, considering […]