Good Company

I'm thrilled that my essay "Words" came second* in Room magazine's writing contest! It will be published in issue 36.2, due out in the summer of 2013.

For more about the contest and a full list of winners, click here.

I'm especially pleased that this essay received recognition and will be published, because it (also) relates to my mother's Alzheimer's disease.

I'm also excited that my essay will appear with this one, "Loving Benjamin," so brave and honest! I'm sure the rest of the issue will blow my socks off, too.

Thanks, Room, for sponsoring the contest every year and for all you do to support women's writing!

*Did you hear that? "Came second" is a Canadian construction, much like "I had to be there for 8 a.m." vs. "I had to be there at 8 a.m." Am I...morphing?