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Lost and Found

by 04/27/2014
Neighborhood: Uncategorized, West Village

It’s not supposed to be this easy, I thought. And of course it wasn’t. Over the next few years I wrote several more stories, amassing a collection of encouraging rejection letters

There Will Be Blood

by 04/23/2014
Neighborhood: Yorkville

At 16, my dream job was working behind the deli counter at Daitch Shopwell. As a stock boy this would be a coup.

Last Night at Mrs. C’s

by 04/16/2014
Neighborhood: East Village

When we were kids, there was a bar we’d frequent on Fifth Street. It was called the Chic Choc, but we knew it either as Chic’s or Mrs. C’s.

A Yellow Cashmere Scarf

by 04/04/2014
Neighborhood: Midtown, Uncategorized

I saw the homeless woman sitting in front of Saks Fifth Avenue holding her sign, interacting with the passers by, taunting some, flirting with others, cajoling the rest, So I gave her a name, created her back story and decided to tell it as I thought she might.