I Live at Home

The Utne Reader, May/June 2002

I wrote this story to try to put into words what my life was like when I moved back home with my mother after my father died. It was published in a zine called Here magazine, and a few months later the Utne Reader thrilled me by reprinting it. It has since been published in other publications as well, including a college textbook on creative writing. 

Read the essay here...