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‘27,000 Breaths’ nominated for Pushcart, Sundress Best of the Net Award

I’m thrilled that the fine folks at Little Fiction/Big Truths have nominated my story “27,000 Breaths” for a Pushcart Prize and a Sundress Best of the Net Award. This is a story close to my heart: it’s about my father, about death, about Robin Williams & about how we make sense of our own fleeting, brief, gorgeous lives. Read more

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‘27,000 Breaths’ a top read for 2016.

I’ve loved all the feedback and thoughts many of you have shared around your own experiences of grief, after reading my essay “27,000 Breaths“. It’s about my father, about death, about Robin Williams & about how we make sense of our own fleeting, brief, gorgeous lives. Read more

‘27,000 Breaths’ appears in Big Truths

How do we live with grief? And do we ever let go of love?

These are a few of the questions I tackle in my newest non-fiction piece, ‘27,000 Breaths’, appearing today in Big Truths. It’s a piece that explores my father’s death, but also questions of how we carry pain and trauma inside our bodies, and the role of the breath in releasing pain.

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On writing vulnerability

The good folks at The Puritan have been running a lovely series of essays exploring currents issues in nonfiction writing over on their blog The Town Crier. The series has been lovingly and skillfully curated by Amanda Leduc, author of the novel The Miracles of Ordinary men and editor at Big Truths. Read more