Adelaide Authors: PIVOT

Debbie Richard is a fellow author published by Adelaide Books, New York. She graciously provided me with some photographs to personalize this review. My Review: Debbie Richard’s poetry collection PIVOT takes as its theme those human moments of recognition that come from connection to place, the passage of time, loss, regret, joy, and renewal--and in … Continue reading Adelaide Authors: PIVOT

Publication: Esther on eBay

I am really excited to share the publication of my short story "Esther on eBay" in Open: Journal of Arts & Letters. First, the presentation of the story in the magazine is just beautiful. Esther really gets the star treatment: http://ojalart.com/literary-arts/fiction/short-story/short-story-elizabeth-gauffreaus-esther-ebay/. Second, the story was inspired by the post "Rogue Gallery" on Katherine Griffith's blog … Continue reading Publication: Esther on eBay

Found at Freethinker’s: The White Mountain

I first encountered Dan Szczesny's work at a reading and open mic at A Freethinker's Corner Books in Dover, New Hampshire. I enjoyed his poetry reading, but when he read from the chapter, "Voyage of Life," in The White Mountain, I knew had to buy the book. In this passage, he describes taking his six-month-old … Continue reading Found at Freethinker’s: The White Mountain

A Trip to Vermont: Connecting to the P.E.O. Sisterhood

Not long after my debut novel, Telling Sonny, was published last December, my cousin Anne asked me if I would do a presentation to her local chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic organization that provides college scholarships to women. Before each meeting, the group has a program featuring a talk by a successful woman--and … Continue reading A Trip to Vermont: Connecting to the P.E.O. Sisterhood