Berlin in Nowhere. A city I have returned to over the last fifty years to think about how the world has changed and how I have changed with it.
FINALIST FOR THE FALL 2020 TRAVEL WRITING PRIZE
Looking for Germany in the Michigan Quarterly Review. The arc of this story runs from childhood traumas caused by my father’s World War II experiences to the moral contradictions of my service in Cold War Germany in the Vietnam Era to the optimism following the end of the Cold War, ending with my anxiety that the arc might soon come full circle.
Incident at Range 27 in Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, vol. 10, Southeast Missouri State University (2021): 153-155. Was it an accident or negligent homicide? Against a background of large-scale death, is there justice for one small killing?
FIRST PRIZE ESSAY 2021
Protestant in O-Dark-Thirty. A black drill sergeant and a Jewish trainee are outsiders in a white Christian US Army during the Vietnam War. Scroll to page 37 in this issue.