Lately, I’m working on …


Exploring Adoption and the Power of Storytelling

Adoption Trilogies wordmarkAdoption Trilogies is an exploration of how people are affected by adoption and how we can build relationships across the adoption triangle. Has your life been impacted by adoption? If so, I’d like to hear from you. Drop me a note at lura { at }



Lambda Literary MedalLife Beyond My Body won the 2017 Lambda Literary award for Transgender Nonfiction

Huh. Wasn’t expecting that, but what a cool honor! If you want a copy, Life Beyond My Body: A Transgender Journey to Manhood is available at Transgress Press or

Meanwhile …

I’m still posting the occasional Charlie Stop-It story on my Facebook page and if you need me for anything else, I can be reached at 503-630-6196 or lura { at }