Sightings Elsewhere from the Blogosphere

Your Salonniere is grateful for such wonderful colleagues and supportive friends who have lent their time and virtual space to give some shout outs. Many thanks to Jennie Durant and Veronica Montes for coverage on your sites!

Speaking of brave and wonderful writers, I would like to draw your attention to two excellent stories. The first is “In My Country,” by Tony Robles; the second is “Like Fish to Ginger,” by Rashaan Alexis Meneses. Take a few minutes out of your Internet surfing and enjoy; I know I did.

My talented friend and fellow M.F.A. graduate Rashaan Meneses recently wrote “Like Fish to Ginger” a lovely and haunting story about a Thai immigrant and the complex chemistry of food and romance. Read the first few paragraphs here, then click on the link for more. It’s a beautiful read. The only downside is that now I’m dying for a bowl of curry…

Steamed Fish with Ginger and Scallions (Ging Zheng Yu)
Photo: Christie Johnston