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You pass the old L.A. County jail, which is surprisingly beautiful. It’s got a handsome stone facade and stately columns. The new L.A. County jail…
Though there might not be any easy answers to the problem of poverty, its most compelling scribes do not resign themselves to representation solely for…
The ‘here’ of Watts is pastel houses with window gratings in curly patterns. ‘Here’ is yard sales with bins full of stuffed animals and used…
It’s one of the most liberating things I experience in writing – letting yourself get rid of a gesture or character or plot point that…
I’ve been lucky enough to work with extraordinary teachers along the way, and I’m excited to share what I’ve learned with graduate students at SNHU.…
The publishing industry, unsurprisingly, is full of different people who love different things and express that love in different languages. Find the people, the editors…
After finishing a draft, no matter how rough, I almost always put it aside for a while. It doesn’t matter if it’s a story or…
Armchair poverty tourism has been around as long as authors have written about class. As an author, I have struggled myself with the nuances of…
Whenever I’ve been stuck on a project, it’s always brought me solace to the return to books that moved me in the past. It’s a…
Redeeming subjects from cliche is its own pleasure and privilege.
The global phenomenon of poverty tourism – or ‘poorism’ – has become increasingly popular during the past few years. Tourists pay to be guided through…
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