All characters welcome (a workshop announcement)

Teaching writing workshops has turned out to be one of the most spellbinding, inspiring, life- and self-changing accidental decisions I have ever made. In my younger, but ever vivid imaginings, my heaps of education would lead me to the blessed shores of a capital-A Academic collegiate theorizing literary dream world. But, I had a much Continue reading All characters welcome (a workshop announcement)

How do you solve a problem like an over-inflated sense of justice?

A therapist once told me that I have an over-inflated sense of justice. It lingers as one of the more jarring lessons in stripped-down candor that have slapped me into self-reflection. I was aghast and filled with that particular sort of indignation that runs on embarrassment and shame. It felt wrong, but I was young, Continue reading How do you solve a problem like an over-inflated sense of justice?