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Out of the Dark Depths | Parabola | Winter 2022-23, pp. 8-12

Book review: The Magician, Colm Tóibín’s Sweeping Biography of Thomas Mann. Scribner | November 28, 2022 | Lambda Literary Review

Book review: Mystic in a Time of Revolution by Yehuda Mirsky. Yale University Press | September 8, 2022 | Applied Jewish (Jerusalem)

The iPad Wars (parenting essay) | Republished by the StoryHouse Writers’ Showcase of The Preservation Foundation | September 2022 || Originally in The Citadel, 2018, Los Angeles, pp. 38-42. Print. ISBN: 9781726704380.

Raising Them to Be Strong: A Gay Dad’s Reflections on Parenting Daughters | Republished by Bay Windows (Boston LGBT weekly) on October 8, 2021.

Raising Them to Be Strong: A Gay Dad’s Reflections on Parenting Daughters | June 20, 2021 (originally published as a Father’s Day feature) |

A Mindful Pilgrimage: Opening Up to the World on a City Walk | Summer 2022 | Water Wheel (Zen Center of Los Angeles quarterly)

The Legal and the Human: Spotlighting Social Issues through Memoiristic Writing | 2022 | In Gabor, Georgina O. (ed.), Writing as Performance, pp. 23-33. Cambridge Scholars (UK), Print. ISBN: 9781527585966. Available upon request.

How to Build a Literary Agent List | Spring 2022 | California Writers Club Bulletin

Returning to What’s True, an ongoing, serialized blog on daily mindful and spiritual practices | 2021-2022 | Applied Jewish (Jerusalem):

Gratitude: Beneficial and Transcendental | December 9, 2021 | Applied Jewish (Jerusalem)

Learning to Say No to Zoom: Simple Ideas for Conserving Spiritual Resources | September 6, 2021 | Applied Jewish

Anger: Destructive, Yet Manageable | May 23, 2021 | Applied Jewish (Jerusalem)

Your Voice Matters! Engaging Multilingual College Students in Creative Writing | March 2021 | UCLA Excellence in Pedagogy and Innovative Classrooms

This High Holiday Season, We Are in Charge | September 16, 2020 | The Forward (New York) Also republished as High Holidays during the Pandemic: A Spiritual Opportunity | September 23, 2020 | Applied Jewish

Christmas Dreidels | The Citadel 2020, Los Angeles, pp. 79-88. ISBN 9798579649799

Patience: A Mindful Response to Things Gone Wrong | November 10, 2020 | Applied Jewish (Jerusalem)

Setting the Right Intention with Morning Prayers, a 3-part serialized blog. Applied Jewish (Jerusalem)

Nurturing Future Danticats, Nabokovs, and Vuongs: Engaging Multilingual & ESL College Students in Creative Writing | May 10, 2020, Two-Year College Creative Writing Caucus BlogAssociation of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP)

A Writers’ Convention That Almost Didn’t Happen” | California Writers Club Bulletin, 6 (1), pp. 3 & 12, Spring 2020