Editor’s Pick, January 2013

Get to Know the Lesbians

January 27, 2013

It’s a bit of a long story, how I found myself in pajamas, a gay woman, standing next to my pickup truck in the rain outside of Fort Sam Houston, discreetly ignored by all the hundreds of soldiers driving onto post. The story begins with hard rain and a bicycle, and then a stranger answering my wife’s cellphone — but let’s trim it down to the basics. She’d crashed, and was being loaded into an ambulance on post, and I was stuck outside Fort Sam because same-sex spouses don’t get the military-issued ID card that says you can pass the gate without an escort. …

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All Nonfiction in Portfolio:

The Editor’s Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists (Glyd-Evans Press, 2010)

I Got Duped by Glenn Beck, Salon.com

Get to Know the Lesbians, Salon.com

Beyond 1,001 Nights: Arab SF&F, Publishers Weekly