Articles & Answers

Articles & Answers: In scores of articles in Self, Booklist, Vegetarian Times, and other publications, you'll find analysis and humor. For five years I answered readers' questions for VT. Do cows explode when you forget to milk them? What's so toxic about dry cleaning?

Teaching Maggie

Teaching Maggie: Letters on Life, Writing & the Virtues of Solid Food. Part satire, part memoir, Maggie is modeled after the conduct books of long ago. As a result, it covers the nature of feminism, the purpose of presents, and the importance of the Congressional Record, and other inarguable relevancies.

Women Living Single: A 75-year old musician, a former IBM manager turned horse trainer, a former Black Panther raising two children, a practicing Mormon and elementary school teacher. Women Living Single explores the lives of women who haven’t married—their feelings, fears, successes; and also the way the world sees them.


Imaginings: In the world of literary nonfiction and short fiction, awards include an Illinois Artist Fellowship, grants from Illinois and the Barbara Deming Fund, Writers at Work, Florida Review, and nearly a dozen fellowships and residencies. 



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