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Side Spin – How a hoops game changed everything for a college freshman

My essay in The Villanovan about homesickness, basketball, and a “passing” kindness.

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http://www.villanovan.com/side-spin/article_d657461a-a54b-11e8-b65b-6368717499f3.html

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Unrequited Love Ain’t What it Used to Be

My story ‘The Hustler” in Tuck Magazine.

http://tuckmagazine.com/2018/07/20/fiction-hustler/

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Will Democratic Socialism Take Hold?

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My essay in the Rochester Democratic & Chronicle, comparing Upton Sinclair and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/opinion/guest-column/2018/07/13/will-democratic-socialism-take-hold/36838425/

 

 

 

“A Milonga for Manuel Flores” Episode 76 of The Word Count Podcast

WCPep76_PromptJack Gwaltney and I contribute “A Milonga for Manuel Flores,” a piece inspired by the photo above and the great Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges.  Below is a link to hear all the stories.

http://thewordcount.libsyn.com/the-word-count-podcast-episode-76

 

Life After Death, Episode 75 of The Word Count Podcast

Jack Gwaltney and I contribute the story ‘Life After Death’ to episode 75 of The Wordcount Podcast. The piece is inspired by the Ted Hughes poem and a photo prompt of a wolf on the hunt.

http://rbwood.com/dir/index.php/2018/04/23/the-word-count-podcast-episode-75/

The Hustler, Episode 74 of The Word Count Podcast

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Jack Gwaltney and I contribute a story inspired by the great Walter Tevis novel to this month’s episode of The Word Count Podcast.

http://rbwood.com/dir/index.php/2018/03/25/the-word-count-podcast-episode-74/

 

 

The Weary Blues, The Word Count Podcast, Episode 73

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In The Weary Blues, Jack Gwaltney and I honor Langston Hughes, while telling a unique story about the Ardennes Forest, the Battle of the Bulge, and ice fishing.

http://thewordcount.libsyn.com/the-word-count-podcast-episode-73