"She took all of our hands and held them tightly."
"It was the anonymity that bugged me."
"His charming irreverence is on display."
Oomen explores place and identity in admirable new essays.
Sometimes we have no idea what we’re up against.
Write in the Street Contest, essay/memoir 2nd place winner
Write in the Street contest, first place essay/memoir
"Identity stems from the sharing and telling of stories."
"I should be able to do this."