February 6–A New Journey Begins with LitReactor


LitReactor, Uncategorized

I am thrilled to be teaching with LitReactor! This February, we will focus on travel, and using it to evoke insightful, powerful stories that are neither reductive nor colonizing. With more information available, we have become more aware of the damage colonists, tourists, explorers have done–either purposely or with the best of intentions. Yet, we […]

December 21, 2017

Hello All!


Random Thoughts at 3 AM

Well, let’s try this again! So, yes, rebuilding this website has been an adventure. This is now the 4th time I am trying to get something up. In a way this is harder that writing a book. A book takes a while, but there, I know the syntax, the structure, and how to move items […]

December 20, 2017

Interview with Trans Heroines <3


Community, Interviews

“This blog is about women that are my everyday inspirations. I interviewed 437 women that radiate with wisdom, beauty, intelligence and love. The blog is about women that proved to me that there is hope for me and it is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you […]

September 27, 2017

Novel Writing


Community, Random Thoughts at 3 AM

Hi! It’s been kind of grindy these past few months. Except for some very close friends, I’ve been working on this novel. There were a lot of personal matters that sort of swallowed me up over the past two years, but they are finally clearing up. But now the novel is calling me full-force. It’s […]

September 17, 2017

“Asura”


Readings and Events

So, right now I am in San Leandro, getting ready to film a short screenplay, “Asura” I wrote for Neelu Bhuman’s Transfinite project. I get to play a role, as well. Kelsi Umeko is playing my granddaughter–so inter-generationally queer!  It is exciting to see a project come together; I usually work with only a few people […]

July 14, 2017

Returning from Iceland!


Random Thoughts at 3 AM, Travel

(Dec-20 retrospective) I was trying to select my WordPress theme, and I ran into “Reykjavik.” It wasn’t the right theme for me, but it was funny that I could actually post pictures from Reykjavik onto the Reykjavik theme. It’s been a few months since I left Iceland, and I hope to go back in a […]

June 7, 2017