To My Big Sis, Judith Tannenbaum, from Spoon Jackson

by Spoon Jackson My love for my mentor and big sis, Judith. I know death is rising over the mountains, slowly, and the pain must be enormous. Yet Judith finds and creates beauty and peace even in the midst of a hurricane. She transforms in the middle of death. Judith has been dealing with great …

Continue reading To My Big Sis, Judith Tannenbaum, from Spoon Jackson

Kudos For Memoir About Teaching the Arts in a California Men’s Prison

In her unforgettable memoir, HUMMINGBIRD IN UNDERWORLD, released this week by She Writes Press, Deborah Tobola intertwines the story of her rowdy family and occasionally tumultuous childhood with the story of her nine-year stint as a teacher of arts and creative writing at the California Men’s Colony, a prison in San Luis Obispo, California.