Motel of the Mind




Gary Amdahl’s work has appeared in The Gettysburg Review,  the Santa Monica Review, The Quarterly, The Nation, the New York Times Book Review, and in numerous other publications.



Leslie Brody is the author of Red Star Sister, which won the PEN USA West Award for creative Nonfiction in 1999.  She currently holds a Sundance Institute Writing Fellowship.





“Here we have five essays that join Miami, Minnesota, Italy, California and New York, by two splendid writers who are also married to each other.  These essays are raw and acerbic but lovely writing indeed”.
Jim Harrison, author of
The Beast God Forgot to Invent, Dalva, and Legends of the Fall