Category Archives: Prose

New play, new business cards; Published Articles 7/12/13 – 8/29/13

Things have been hectic lately, especially I am finding a way to transition into freelancing, so I haven’t had time to post in almost two months! Well, here’s a hefty update on what I’ve been writing. Creatively, I just finished … Continue reading

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New performances, new plays, new journalist adventures still to come

So wow, I haven’t blogged in a long time. I’ve been insanely busy and also facing some mildly worrisome (mostly bothersome) health issues. There’s good news, though. In February, I’m going to be performing my solo show “Kookspeak” again to … Continue reading

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VIDEO: ‘Senses’ by Summer Dawn Hortillosa, from ‘Kookspeak’

So on Monday, I had the awesome experience of shooting a video in the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre, a gorgeous movie palace in Journal Square, Jersey City. The Friends of the Loew’s, who restored the theater and currently run events … Continue reading

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‘Kookspeak,’ a one-woman show by Summer Dawn Hortillosa, coming to So Low Theater Festival in Jersey City

I am pleased to announce that my one-woman show, “Kookspeak,” has been selected for Art House Productions’ inaugural So Low Theater Festival! “Kookspeak” is a series of monologues from the mouths of people who live inside their heads about everything … Continue reading

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Day in Photos: June 26, 2012; winning Literature award from NJ chapter of National Society of Arts and Letters

Yesterday I had the honor of winning the Lavina Kohl Award in Literature, a permanent career award from the New Jersey chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters. The awesome Matt Hunger wrote a bit about me and … Continue reading

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Short story: ‘Lost Love Song’

I think working out of a Moleskine has pushed me into a more poetic phase. Wrote this a while ago but never got around to typing it up and posting it. This is an old friend’s story and a very … Continue reading

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Short story: ‘Fit’

This is a raw piece, my latest short story. I’m not that political, but it includes some vaguely political feelings. The story is fictional, but I’ve pretty much felt every emotion in this at some point in time and this … Continue reading

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