Cupcake City

How would you represent your hometown with a specific cupcake and flavor of frosting?

For the first-ever Restaurant Worker Olympics, eight teams from across the US took the challenge — but only one could snatch the gold. Read my piece in the current Brooklyn Rail to find out who won, and how ROC activists are working to win restaurant worker justice in cities across the US.

Oil and Water… is out!

Oil and Water…And Other Things That Don’t Mix, an anthology of conflict, includes my essay “Loving Lola” and it’s out today! Proceeds from the book benefit the Bay Area Food Bank and Mobile Bay Keeper. (Buy the book here or, better yet, request it at your local bookstore.)

I’m thrilled that my piece is in the good company of work by Angela Elson, Kelly Martineau and sister She Writers. Continue reading “Oil and Water… is out!”