I haven’t written about Trump’s zero tolerance policies and the locking up of families on our southern border. It’s been too painful to contemplate, let alone articulate. As a friend to newcomers for many decades, I know people like the people who are now being treated so inhumanely. I’ve shared meals with them, played with […]


Welcome to my new website. I developed it with the help of Michael Kracke. Thank you, Michael for your good work. Next year Women Rowing North comes out in January with Bloomsbury Press. Also, Penguin USA will publish a 25th year anniversary edition of Reviving Ophelia, updated by my daughter Sara Gilliam and me. I am excited about […]