Jeanne Koré Salvato

no one is talking about this

no one is talking about this

his is the third in our series of novels, which, when we have read the seven contestants for the debut novelist prize, we will present the people’s vote.  ASIDEReader:  I am not reading these books.Me: It doesn’t matter.Reader:  Wait, what?Me:  You...
waiting4

waiting4

’ve been thinking about what it must be like to be waiting for Godot.  What are we waiting for again? STORYToday I was waiting in line for a woman to find her credit card at the grocery store.  She asked the cashier to look at a different card, a debit...
awol

awol

ast week you may (or may not) have gleaned that your faithful blogist had moved that very day from Webster, NY, to Rochester, NY, about a half an hour drive away. I say “may not” have gleaned this information because while I made a riff on moving, which...
reading4godot

reading4godot

ogo:  Hey, Didi, did you hear?  We’re the heroes of a literary blog.  How da ya like that? Didi:  What’s a hero?  Don’t tell me.  Somebody who hears well.  To hear is heavenly, to err divine. Gogo:  To err divine?  How can...
field notes on a presidential election

field notes on a presidential election

ne feature of living in a foreign country is that you get a glimpse not only of the current political issues but also the larger trends floating around.  I will always remember after Colin Powell presented so called evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq...