If you’re a blogger, these are boon times. Every day seems to bring a fresh controversy, a breaking news story.Read More
Dear Nobel Committee-san,
It is with the utmost humility and civility in that decorous but still somehow aloof Asian manner — not to mention the teensiest, weensiest bit of arm-twisting by the White House — that I write to you to nominate President Donald J. Trumpet of the United States of America and Chairman L’il Kim Jong-un of North Korea for the Nobel Peace Prize — the committee’s answer to the Miss Congeniality Award.Read More
I tend to use this headline to write about young men who have a disproportionate rage at the world and take it out on others as mass murderers, assassins, terrorists and serial killers. I’ve also written about a number of literary works that deal with such young men – Homer’s “The Iliad,” John Milton’s “Paradise Lost” and Emily Brontë’s “Wuthering Heights,” among them.
But I think it is also an appropriate title for a post about the Lambda Literary Awards, which I attended Monday night at New York University’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts as a nominee. My book “The Penalty for Holding,” published by Less Than Three Press, the second novel in the series “The Games Men Play” was a finalist in the Best Bisexual Fiction category. (When I got the news, I had two thoughts: This must be an email for somebody else. And, were any of the characters in my book bisexual? It goes to show that the readers sometimes know more than the authors do.)
As I sat there, I had a feeling of disassociation. I didn’t know anyone …Read More
I’m pleased to announce that I have been selected for a 2018 Folio: Top Women in Media award in the Motivators category. . (Folio is an online magazine about, well, online and print magazines.)
I’ll be at the June 7 awards luncheon at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan, representing WAG magazine as editor in chief, and joining in a toast to 2018 Lifetime Empowerment & Achievement Award recipient Martha Stewart, WAG’s July 2014 cover subject. ...