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Podcast Interview: Movie Critic Gilbert Mansergh’s Marvelous Tribute to His Marvelous Mom

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Click Above to Listen to Interview:  In anticipation of the official launch of Gil Mansergh’s novel, The Marvelous Journals of Miss Virginia Pettingill, on October 11th, the tables were turned on this month’s Sonoma County NPR station, KRCB-FM Word By Word: Conversations With Writers show. The host of the show is Gil himself, but this […]

Ready For the Grave

by Susanna Solomon My name is Doris. I do hair. All kinds of hair- short, long, layered. I make curly hair straight, and straight hair curly, and I turn brown hair to honey and blond hair to mahogany. Oh, and I do highlights and asymmetrical cuts, my scissors flying. The women leave my chair transformed. […]

The Broccoli Dance

By Susanna Solomon Photo by Lydia Selk   When my daughter and her young children moved in a few months ago, I was none too pleased. Third house guests in less than a year. Nine months before I’d housed my stepdaughter, which didn’t work out too well, and after that my son moved in, and […]

They Said it Would Be Wonderful

A short story by Susanna Solomon At seventeen, Christy St. Claire had been a virgin long enough. All of her friends had made it with guys, but she hadn’t, no, not yet. Having a boyfriend was a big deal for her, but that wasn’t the point, not really. It was this goddamn virginity, and it […]

Guest Writers

Click Names to See Articles Beecher, Cynthia Burke, Amber Carranza, Ann Clark, Eros-Alegra Cohen, Sage Comer Miller, Renee Corbett, David Coshnear, Daniel Falcone, Christine Flanigan, Amy Freele, Stefanie Friedman, Jane Goldin, Lorrie Grabien, Deborah Hancock, James Hessenius, Barry C. Karamistsos, Maria Kennedy, Erin Kerr, Jennifer Larsen, Michael Maynard, Joyce Medhat, Taher Jo O’Neil Proctor, Sashana […]