My short story, “The Romance of Ruins,” was published at typishly.com (www.typishly.com), February 2018. Image from The Walters Art Museum.
“Lily on the Bus,” in What World is This? And Other Stories, Boston, Mass: Tuscany Press, 2014. Order on amazon.com here.
Lily on the Bus, 2nd Place, Tuscany Press Prize for Fiction, 2013
Soup Honorable Mention, Lorian Hemingway Short Story Contest 2010
Via Pergolesi, Milan Honorable Mention, Lorian Hemingway Short Story Contest 2009
(reviews, personal essays, travel essays, memoir):
“The Wacky Beetle,” Review of Antonio Tabucchi’s For Isabel, A Mandala, Numéro Cinq Magazine, August 2017.
“While the Cat’s Away,” Review of The Private Life of Mrs. Sharma, by Ratika Kapur, Numéro Cinq Magazine, December 2016.
“Unnatural Light,” Review of Party Headquarters by Georgi Tenev, Numéro Cinq Magazine, March 2016.
“A Way Home,” Review of Mai Al-Nakib’s The Hidden Light of Objects, Numéro Cinq Magazine, April 2015.
“How to Sightsee in France with Your Teenage Son,” Numéro Cinq Magazine, March 2015.
Boar Hunting In Tuscany (March 2014)
Naguib Mahfouz, Palace Walk and Old Cairo (March 16, 2012)
My First Job (June 4, 2011)
Sabah Al Khair Habibti (April 28, 2011)
A Letter from Italy (Feb 21, 2011)
Missing Dad (Jan 26, 2011)
Quality Time on the Bay of Silence, Sestri Levante (Jan 3, 2011)
What it’s like living here, 2 [Milan] (Dec 3, 2010)
What it’s like living here, 1 [Milan] (Oct 5, 2010)
Gauteng and the Cape Peninsula: Encountering South Africa (June 21, 2012)
The Feast of Sacrifice: Eid-al-Adha at Alexandria, Egypt (Nov 14, 2011)
Postcards from Italy: Lake Como (Sept 27, 2011)
Siena’s Palio: A Medieval Horserace Turns Viral (Sept 6, 2011)
Tahrir Square, August 2011 (Aug 3, 2011)
The Sky Is Red at Bordeaux (July 13, 2011)
Egypt After the Revolution, Part II (June 21, 2011), (Freshly Pressed, June 23, 2011, Best of the WordPress Blogs
Egypt After the Revolution, Part I (May 2, 2011)