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“Kalas never shies away from the complicated moments, sharing her truth and sense of humor unflinchingly.” -Eleni Sakellis There’s no greater gift you can give a writer than a glowing review. A huge efaristo (thank you!) to The National Herald for featuring Yaya’s Big Black Purse: Drama of a Greek Mama in its Literary Review […]

September 23, 2022

book review

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Yaya’s Big Black Purse Takes a Voyage

Yaya’s Big Black Purse is featured in Voyage Houston Magazine this month! I’m happy and honored to be included in their Houston’s Most Inspiring Stories section. (Yaya would be proud.) I love how this publication supports and showcases local businesses and artists. Click on the link below to learn what inspired the idea for my […]

December 3, 2021

interview, Uncategorized

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Is It Just Me, Or Is It Shawarma In Here?

At this time last year, before COVID and quarantines, sixty brave Orthodox armed with toilet paper and Dramamine set out for an adventure of a life-time. Together we touched the untouchable and cradled miracles in our bare hands. It was a blessing to take this spiritual journey with my travel companions, whose unique personalities made […]

November 17, 2020

Short Story

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 For months after my divorce, every night after my children went to bed, I locked myself in the bedroom of my broken home and cried myself to sleep.  Crushed and humiliated, I missed my marriage, my happy family unit, my once perfect life. I allowed my shattered soul to mourn.  Then I went out, bought some […]

February 14, 2020

Short Story

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