Because nearly half of the stories in my debut collection, By Light We Knew Our Names (Dzanc Books, $14.95), are told from the perspective of adolesce...
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Getting arrested on a sunny, but brisk, Monday afternoon on December 26th in 1983, the day after Christians celebrated the birth of the sweet baby Jesus, was not the kind of attention that I was looking for.
I wanted to tell my boy, "I told you so," but I also wanted to tell my boy that it's fantastic that he figured out some important life lessons at such an early stage of his life.
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