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Ben Webster, Ella, Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Coleman
Hawkins, Miles Davis, Keith Jarrett.
Harold and the Purple Crayon, Encyclopedia Brown,
Huckleberry Finn, The Phantom Tollbooth, The Hobbit,
The Pigman, A Separate Peace, To Build a Fire, The Raven,
To Kill a Mockingbird, The Awakening, The Stranger, The
Lottery, Black Like Me, Go Ask Alice, Stranger in a Strange
Land, Rendezvous With Rama, Macbeth, Death of a
Salesman, The Glass Menagerie, Leaves of Grass, Bernard
Malamud, Waiting for Godot, Candide, Tropic of Cancer,
Black Spring, Tropic of Capricorn, Raymond Carver.
I find solace and challenge in a journalism professor's
* Nothing is lost; it's only misplaced.
* Ink never dries.
I recently completed a novel, Echo's Version, the story of a
man hit by a bus in New York who suffers amnesia and
travels to California to find his long-lost sister.
My short story "Nonfinito" is forthcoming in "The Long
Meanwhile: Stories of Coming and Going," a literary
anthology (Hourglass Books).
Between contractual obligations, I am at work on a new
novel, West of the Equator, which focuses on the
family of a husband and father who loses his thumbs in an
Interests: Memory, Jazz, Cultural Anthropology
Published writer: Yes