I’m pleased to announce that my memoir The Coconut Latitudes has been published in Spanish by Books&Smith, and is now available to order from the publisher (www.booksandsmith.com ) or via Amazon. (https://amzn.to/3qw4uEL) or through your favorite bookstore.
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Art in the Time of Unbearable Crisis is a new collection of essays, poetry, and art meant to feed and nourish our hearts and minds. Published in June 2022 by She Writes Press, it is a response to the multitude of global crises we’re currently experiencing. These pieces explore how we can find beauty, hope and inspiration through art even when the world is in chaos. All proceeds from the book will be donated to the non-profit World Central Kitchen, which feeds people affected by disasters and war all over the globe, and has been serving Ukrainian refugees since the invasion by Russia.
My short story “Lost in Spain” published in the 2018 Edition of Travel Stories and Highlights.
60 Compelling Travel Stories
40 Absorbing Travel Highlights
44 Authors, Writers and Poets
This anthology, edited by Robert Fear, is now available on Amazon in Kindle and Paperback editions. Yes, it has that Amazon sneak-peek “Look Inside” feature..my story is on page 150!
Stories by writers of memoir, edited by Linda Joy Myers (President and founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers) and Brooke Warner, publisher of She Writes Press. A “memoirist’s companion for when the going gets tough,” the book also includes interviews with high-profile writers. On Sale Now…click the cover to purchase!
Wandering in Andalusia is the latest in a series of travel anthologies published by Wanderland Writers. This volume includes a rich mix of stories by writers who searched for and encountered the soul of southern Spain. Along the way, they discovered, and wrote about, a country ripe with contradiction and a place “where both duende and alegria co-exist.”
I was interviewed in June 2023 by Edgar Smith, publisher of Books&Smith, in the Spanish magazine Trasdemar, based in the Canary Islands. This online journal features literary essays, interviews and stories. It is in both Spanish and English. Read Interview
What’s Up Punta Cana, with Kristi Maggio.
Rita on NPR Radio
Two exciting segments from The Coconut Latitudes read by Rita Gardner.