Papa is still the master. At first this felt a bit like self-parody, but once I got into it, it was riveting. The first damn book I finished all year. Well, that’s not quiet true, but it might as well be. Hooray for the hiatus! I might have to stick with older books; contemporary fiction doesn’t seem to work for me.
Welcome to my site — I'm glad you're here. I’m a writer, editor, translator, traveler, web designer, photographer, critic, storytelling consultant, and social entrepreneur. I’ve published two novels and a book of film criticism, launched Germany's first online literary journal, founded the writers' community Fictionaut, and started West Africa's first vegetarian food service. I graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Ph.D. in English. I've lived in New York City, New Orleans, Mississippi, Wiesbaden, Germany, and the Dominican Republic, and currently divide my time between Dakar and Berlin.