Fresh Insights

I almost didn't go last night. I'd bought a ticket to Upstate International's dinner at the Commerce Club in downtown Greenville when I saw who the guest speaker was - Ambassador Vicki Huddleston, US diplomat, Chief of US Interests Section in Havana from 1999-2002, and author of a book released last year, Our Woman in…

Fueling the creative muse….

In June I'll pack my laptop and reams of research and family photos and head to a mountain-top near Asheville - Wildacres - for a one-week writing residency. One week to myself, no distractions, to write, drink lots of coffee and stay focused and knock this Cuba book out. The Cuba book - whether I call…

Cubanita Libre

Excited and honored to have my essay, Simple Rituals, selected for the Goose River Anthology, 2015! Publication is set for September 2015. Still hard at work on Cubanita Libre as well as the Mango Tree series for children....because I simply can't work on only one project at a time!