City of Disappearances available now at SPD books!

In the San Francisco of the new millennium, nineteen-year-old Roxanne lives in a closet that costs all her paycheck and half her tips. It’s temporary. A generation older, Martin is similarly untethered. He is breaking up with irrepressible Alex. It’s permanent, unless it isn’t.

Martin and Roxanne meet and forge a bond just as their lives vault them into unexpected orbits.

Hapless Males: Short stories exploring a territory anything but terra incognita: men.

From the damp habitat that is maleness comes this parade of goodfellows: the disappointed father; the bus driver with an obsession; the dumped lover; plus a host of others. These are cautionary tales, often amusing, invariably insightful.

In Faro’s Garden: A Diverse Mingling of Plants, Poetry, Garden, and Self

"R. E. Faro is a gardener-poet, who writes enchanting pieces about gardens and people. He also gives wonderfully practical advice about plants and life. I love his work.”

Millicent Dillon, biographer, novelist, author of “A Little Original Sin” and “A Version of Love”.


Richard is Featured in the Sexy Grammarian

Read Richard’s interview over at The Sexy Grammarian. Read about parents’ pens, parents’ opinions of one’s artistic output, and the written (sur)reality happening along Mission Street.