…is an essay I wrote some time ago that has re-emerged and been published in The Griffin Literary Journal. Click here and flip to page 51 for the moving adventure.
In honor of the 21st anniversary of my sister’s (still unsolved) murder, I’m re-posting an essay that I wrote and was published by Foliate Oak Literary Magazine a few years ago that explored the aftermath of that traumatic event in my life. My mom’s recent passing makes me think of them now together in love, … More She Had Known Me Forever
The Summer 2015 issue of Diverse Arts Project is out. If you’re a fan of online journals with a purpose, please visit, as it is a beautiful issue. But specifically, please visit the site to ready my latest essay Building a Basement in the memoir/nonfiction section. This essay is an emotional (of course) account of my … More Building a Basement
The editor of Rkvry Quarterly Literary Journal interviewed me about my most recent published essay, The Shrink Who Killed Gazoo. Click Here to read the Interview! – Interview with Michele Whitney | Rkvry Quarterly Literary Journal.
Hello everyone! My latest essay, “The Shrink Who Killed Gazoo,” has just been published! Please visit r.kv.r.y. quarterly literary journal to read my piece as well as to read the pieces of other authors on the site. It is truly an awesome journal. Anyway, the link to my essay is below. Enjoy! 🙂 Michele The Shrink Who … More The Shrink Who Killed Gazoo
No sleepy Saturday for me today because unfortunately I have to work. I thought I would take a diversion from the topic for this month because it’s St. Patrick’s Day and this day always sparks a couple of childhood memories for me. The first memory is from when I was in the 1st grade. On … More Saturday Diversion – St. Patrick’s Day Memories by Michele O’Whitney
We met on an uncharacteristically warm day in early October for dinner at an Indian restaurant. He was quirky, witty, and cute…totally my type. We had a delightful, insightful conversation over Chicken Shawarma, rice, vegetables, and wine. I laughed, he laughed, we asked questions of each other, we listened to one another. He told me … More Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be?) – Abandoned By a Lover Part 1
I remember my mom’s kitchen was painted yellow, and it was the place where good food was created and where you could smell the food from a block away. It was also the place where we would gather around the table for a few laughs, where my mom would do my hair, or where we … More Pancakes
Disclaimer: This is creative nonfiction– names have been changed for privacy. Since my two year relationship with a married man abruptly ended in late 2008 and I finally got the nerve to start “dating” again, after healing from my breakup with Mark, I decided to get back in the game. But it has been nothing … More It sucks when the feelings are not returned