SWEET! Actors Reading Writers
Actor Emily Taplin Boyd will perform a scene from MY RIVER CHRONICLES,
from the chapter “Are You Licensed?” in which DuLong is singled out for harassment by an engineering instructor.
Here’s a sneak preview:
Fight-or-flight instincts suppress any logical mental processing, making it hard to see through the hormone bath to the correct answer. I can feel Hal’s eyes on my face. Red heat rises to my cheeks, and my heart clunks ragged in my chest. Shut up, I scold it. You’ll give me away.
“You,” I hear him say. “What do you think it is?” I don’t look up. …