Blog Post / Uncategorized

Shakespeare’s First Folio

Last April marked William Shakespeare’s 400th death day. To honor the event the Folger Shakespeare Library set up a touring exhibit of the First Folio, one of the original collections of Shakespeare’s “works”—some of his plays and the two long poems. Also joining the Folio are a collection of contemporary books, chapbooks, and quartos to … Continue reading

Blog Post / Fall 2016 / flash fiction / Flash Fiction Friday

Flash Fiction Friday: Leaving the Roost

“Leaving the Roost”           His name was Mike and he wasn’t a baker. He forced-fed hamsters with Parkinson’s hands—a tiny napkin to mop up every last drop. He spilled integrity on his sheets and washed them anyway. Though his glasses reflected shimmers of silver everywhere he looked, he cleaned his applewood mantle … Continue reading