My mother is still on my mind, appearing once again in the true story of my hair. Spoiler alert: I’m not a natural redhead. This piece was written a couple of years before “Lena,” so it was a surprise to me to realize as I readied it for publication that it contains some of the same images of her.

Here’s “Ruby Fusion” in the latest issue of (em): a Review of Text and Image. It’s a pdf of the whole issue–I’m on page 10.