Many thanks to the Indian Hill Public Schools Foundation for inviting me back to my alma mater to lead a creative writing workshop in the middle of the school day. Follow this link to read my first stairwell interview, which feels like a major milestone. In all seriousness though, I had a blast teaching these […]
Leanne Star profiled me in Continuum magazine in 2005, back when I was a struggling graduate student at Northwestern. So it was really fun to talk to her again this spring for a follow-up profile in Continuum, now that I’m….something other than a struggling graduate student. Just like she did nine years ago, she makes […]
My short story “The Trench Garden,” published this winter by Ploughshares, has been reviewed in the Southern Literary Review. Donna Meredith reviewed my novel, Green Gospel, back in 2011, so it was really a thrill to see her name in the byline again, reviewing “The Trench Garden.” (And she’s a helluva writer in her own […]
My short story, “The Trench Garden,” is now available in Audible Audio Edition for only $2.99. Narrated by the inimitable Andre Montgomery, this unabridged version runs 1:20. “The Trench Garden” was published as part of Ploughshares’ Solo series in January, 2014. To download the audio edition, click here.
I’m excited to be one of the Featured Authors this afternoon at BookMarks 2nd Annual Moveable Feast in Winston-Salem. This event features more than twenty authors from across the country! Every attendee will have a chance to hear from eight authors for ten minutes each. Book sales and book signings. At the Milton Rhodes Center […]
It’s always an honor to appear in the hometown rag. The Durham Herald-Sun blurbed “The Trench Garden,” out this month from Ploughshares. Click here to read the full blurb. (As an aside, the round-up also mentions Philipp Meyer’s The Son, which is a terrific book and very much recommended.)