Visit my friends (and other favorite places)

Other Side Productions
nonprofit theatre company

National Dance Institute
inspiring children through the arts

Linda Mercurio
professional coach and mentor

Allen Zadoff
author of Boy Nobody, and Food, Girls, and Other Things I Can't Have and My Life, the Theater, and Other Tragedies

Roger Anderson
composer of Chaplin, Shine, and Ladykiller

Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency, Inc.
an independent New York literary agency representing a distinguished list of fiction and non-fiction authors

Scott Heim
author of Mysterious Skin and We Disappear

Michael Lowenthal
author of The Same Embrace and Charity Girl

Kenneth Jones
playwright, lyricist, and freelance theatre journalist

Chuck Blasius
actor, director, playwright

Melanie Bean
composer, lyricist, actor

Ricky Lizalde
from Project Runway Season 4

Matthew Mercurio
graphic designer

Family Equality Council
working to ensure equality for LGBT families

for children with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s

west village tex-mex-bbq-southern restaurant

Coffee joints and cafés where I've done some caffeine-infused writing, reading, and crossword puzzle solving:

Joe, The Art of Coffee

Cafe Grumpy

Pushcart Coffee



The Grey Dog

Think Coffee

The Roasting Plant

Upright Coffee

The Elk

Sullivan Street Bakery

'sNice (RIP West Village location)

Paradise Café (RIP)

May the independent coffee joint live long and prosper.