I could write a lengthy bio - but mainly, I am director of Wildacres Writers Workshop, in it's 24th year.
Writing Interests, Goals & Published Works:
I have published 9 short stories, numerous creative non-fiction for regional and national publications and written a monthly humor column. I have written a screenplay, have two short stories that need to be submitted - and I am working on two novels.
Ways BAF Might Be Helpful To You:
Anything that can stir me to return to the computer is helpful.
Byung-Chul Han argues that love, sex, and even theory are disappearing in consumer cultures because our systems of finances and behaviors erode the Other in favor of sameness.
Late night TV in the US often has commercials for telephone party lines. One that airs frequently in my market has a young blond woman who is home and does not want to go out to meet men. Her presentation is always sexualized with brightly painted pouty lips, a body-hugging mini-dress, and a welcoming expression on her face. The narrator promises that she can skip the bars if she just calls, and she can be…