Star Wars at Work

As a habit and a policy, I refrain from commenting upon my workplace on the blog.

Every rule calls for the occasional exception. Continue reading

Chasing the Writer’s Life

In past posts, I have announced various writing and editing deadlines and alluded to the October publication of my forthcoming book, Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street. Attentive readers might have noticed the recent additions of “Book” and “Events” pages to this site.

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Fordham University Press will publish Left Bank of the Hudson on October 2, 2017. The Press, my publicist, and I are working hard putting together a series of local promotional events and a small book tour. At press time, eight events are scheduled in six cities and four states. We’re hoping to add several more events in the coming weeks.

Meanwhile, my budding writing career received two notable boosts in the month of June. Continue reading