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In Memory of Jane

Jane Underwood, my writing teacher, died in February after an 11-year battle with breast cancer.  Her life will be celebrated in the AIDS Grove in Golden Gate Park tomorrow morning. I’ve been trying to write this post all week. My relationship … Continue reading

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The Daily Write

Nine years ago, I was staring down the barrel of a long San Francisco summer at home with a two-year-old when my creative writing teacher wrote with a proposal.  “I’m contacting my personal essay students,” Jane said. “I have an idea … Continue reading

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