"The Fourth World"
Published in the New Oxford Press anthology, Gender: A Reader for Writers, “The Fourth World” is about my first visit to Borj Al Barajneh, a Palestinian refugee camp where I volunteered while living in Beirut. Gender: A Reader for Writers is now required reading in college classrooms across the country.
"Clamor and Buzz"
In their article, “A Midwestern Journal Grows Beyond Its Roots,” the review review called “Clamor and Buzz” an “excellent nonfiction essay” about an “emotionally-reserved-and-sensitive-woodsmen.” Not sure about all that, but I'll try to take it as a compliment.
An unexpected trip past the checkpoints and machine gunners of the Middle East takes me to the forgotten world of ancient Lebanon.