Writing

How to Dispose of Dead Elephants (Sandstone Press, 2014)

how-to-dispose-of-dead-elephants-book-cover-design1Stubb Marakas, a young college dropout, awakes one morning with the sudden need to doodle Aesop fables. Aided by his best friend, Mark Connor (a swashbuckling Korean adoptee), the two set out to find the meaning behind this doodling imperative, embarking on a journey which will force the two friends to come to grips with not only Stubb’s re-emerging epilepsy and Mark’s unknown origins, but also the failing health of their childhood guru, an old Greek trickster called “Papou.”

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Shaken not Stirred: Epilepsy as Inspiration,” BookBrunch (2014)

Ode to Zorba,” The Drunken Odyssey (2014)