Creative Nonfiction Essays
An account of how my mother and I found
our grandmother's grave in Finland in 1987.
The Search for Anna Karna
An essay about the children of sugar cane workers near Pune, India
The Children of Cane
An essay for Connecting Souls anthology of Finnish
American and Finnish Canadian writers at the
millennium,  published 2000.
The Finnishness of My Americanness
An essay from my book, A Location in the Upper Peninsula
Da Yoopers Deconstructed
An essay from my book, A Location in the Upper Peninsula,
and from Advanced Development, 1998
Why Does A Writer Write? Because
An essay about a family funeral.
Mae
An essay about the influence on my home town of Ishpeming,
Michigan, of Cleveland, Ohio
Young Mather in Ishpeming
An essay about air.
Hard Air
An essay about Finland.
Sauna Saturday