What Moves the Stars?

My piece on grief, love, and “what moves the stars”… [read here]

Paradiso_Canto_31Gustave Doré, Dante and Beatrice gaze at high heaven [source: Wikimedia Commons]

Arriving in Florence…

“When I finally made it to Italy for the first time, as a college student in 1987, it was Florence and not [my parents’] Calabria that beckoned.” –MY TWO ITALIES, p.11

Now available in paperback…

Joe Florence Age 20

“In a Dark Wood” on Minnesota Public Radio

Honored and delighted that “In a Dark Wood” is this month’s choice for Minnesota Public Radio’s “The Thread” Book Club! Read here.