It wasn't until she lied to me that Irene earned my respect.
Karen Sosnoski is a writer, mother, and documentary filmmaker in ever-shifting orders of priority. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in decomP magazine, Camroc Press Review, Yellow Mama, LA Times, Poets and Writers, The Washington City Paper, Personal Journaling, Bitch, Grappling Magazine, Wordswright, and Pembroke Review among other literary journals and anthologies. She has written radio stories for This American Life and Studio 360, and her film Wedding Advice: Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace is distributed by Berkeley Media. Currently, she is working on a book, When Birdboy Calls, about the spiritual relationship between a brain tumor patient, David Welch, and the artist, Rosemary Covey, he commissioned to chronicle his experiences.