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Nonviolence and an Evolving Consciousness

Janey Skinner and Roxy Manning My friend Roxy Manning and I spend a lot of time talking about race, racism, power, and nonviolent struggle for social change.  We recently collaborated on an essay that touches on these themes. Roxy is a psychologist and a trainer in Nonviolent Communication (NVC).  This method, developed originally by Marshall Rosenberg and [...]

Footholds published in Litro online

Sometimes a story has seen several lives before it finds its way to publication.  That is the case with my story "Footholds," published on January 16, 2018 by Litro as one of their #TuesdayTales.  The story has even had a few names, its working title the name of its main character, Amalia.  It was born as a three-page scene [...]

Shut Up and Write! a meetup, a zine, a practice

I'm thrilled to learn that a piece I wrote, "The Road She Rode On," will be included in the very first Shut Up and Write Zine!  It will be published in early 2018 and there will be a reading in the San Francisco area that I hope to participate in. I'm especially thrilled because Shut Up and Write, a Meetup group [...]