I have been writing a novel in which the main character is named Agatha. Not sure why I chose that name — other than that I like the sound, the balance of Agatha and Agata, the two spellings of her name. Or maybe Saint Agatha. But also now I’ve just started to read a Chekov […]
I have been working with the very talented visual artist Salman Toor on a graphic novel. We’ve gone through several titles — Electricity Thieves, The Electrician, and now Paradise Villas. In part, the comic is about the electricity crisis in Pakistan and about living without light or air conditioning in the middle of the summer. It is […]
A long time ago I found a poem I wrote in high school — what a delight! I mean of course it’s terrible but it’s true, like everything you wrote in high school It’s part of Nature’s cruelty To make each one less than he’d like to be And to wrap our gifts in pain […]
My 150-word story, Boxers’ Bargain, won the University of Toronto magazine flash fiction contest! You can read the story here. On the site you can also find interesting fiction and poetry from the contest this year (and previous years).
I wrote an article about my experience of Hurricane Sandy and the subsequent blackout. You can find my article at the New York Moon website here. I also recommend reading the rest of the emergency Sandy issue on the New York Moon website.
I have recorded a few videos of my travels — you can watch them here. There are videos of NYC after the blackout Israel The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston Whale-watching near Provincetown, Massachusetts Semana Santa processions in Cuenca Palm Sunday in Madrid
This from last year ….