The day couldn’t be better for planning a garden, clear and not too warm. My husband, Richard, has gone to a photo show and I have the time to myself. This is the first day in two months, since I learned the meaning of the word angina, that I am not taking care of Richard […]Read More
Patty Somlo’s most recent books are The First to Disappear (Spuyten Duyvil), which was a Finalist in the 2016 International Book Awards, and Even When Trapped Behind Clouds: A Memoir of Quiet Grace (WiDo Publishing). She has received four Pushcart Prize nominations, been nominated for storySouth Million Writers Award and had an essay selected as a Notable Essay of 2013 for Best American Essays 2014. Her work has appeared in journals, including the Los Angeles Review, the Santa Clara Review, Under the Sun, Guernica, Gravel, and Sheepshead Review, and in numerous anthologies. Find her at www.pattysomlo.com.