• Life,  Wander, Wonder, Write

    Quarantine Stories

    We were in Vietnam when the country went into semi-lockdown. For three weeks in April, we hardly left the property. We were allowed to go out for food or medical emergencies, yet preferred to stay quarantined. I was quite anxious…

  • Reading Recommendations

    Wait Till You See Me Dance

    Empathy and social anxiety are two sides of the same coin. // With absurdity and heart, with insights and twists, Unferth lets us peek into the minds of her irresistible characters, whose stories are as real as they are sinister.…

  • Publications

    The Guillotine Reimagined

    Happy to share that my flash fiction, "The Guillotine Reimagined," is published by Little Fiction. Thank you Troy Palmer, Beth Gilstrap, and Elvin Park for publishing my work. Below is the opening of the story and a link to the…

  • Events,  On Writing

    The Art of Revision

    Inspired by multiple fundraising events in my neighborhood in Hoi An, I decided to donate my time and teach a writing class for the many authors that happen to live here.

  • Reading Recommendations

    In the Dream House

    Machado’s writing is clever, poetic at times, and sharp when it needs to be. The structure of her memoir in very short chapters is the perfect vehicle to tell both a personal tale and dissect the mechanism inherent in the…