A Worldly Nomad with a Thirst for More

I’ve received two beautiful reviews for DRYLAND over the last two days. I share them here in the hopes that they will inspire NYC folks to attend my reading on Monday, June 26, 7 p.m., at the Half King in Chelsea. When I take the stage or podium or microphone, I most certainly will be…

Arabian Nights, and Days

I’ve been going to one end of a pool — or overseas location — and coming back again for my whole life. Perhaps my existence should be characterized as a series of laps instead of years. — Nancy Stearns Bercaw, DRYLAND Sixteen nights from now, I will wake up to a brand new Arabian day…

Landing on Dryland

Now that DRYLAND has been out and about for a month, I’m reminiscing about how I got the words out of my head. There was one solid year of rumination, followed by a solid year of writing. During that period, I often made fake cover images — as a way to inspire me and to help me identify what exactly I was trying…