April 16, 2012
My debut novel, Green Gospel, was named a Finalist for the 2012 First Horizon Award. To see a full list of finalists, click here. Each year, the Eric Hoffer Award for Books presents the First Horizon Award for superior work by debut authors (i.e the first published book of any type by the author). This […]
February 28, 2012
My short play, “The Pit,” has won First Place in the Winston-Salem Writers’ 2012 Ten-Minute Play Contest. Richard Krawiec placed second with his play, “Disabilities,” and Ed Robson placed third with “The Price of Admission.” What an honor! All three finalists will be given staged readings and time for questions and discussions in front of a […]
January 20, 2012
I’m reading at the Literary Bookpost in Salisbury, NC tomorrow as part of a “Double Feature” with author Gretchen Hummel–if you’re in the area, come on out, and let your friends know! As always there will be prizes prizes prizes…
January 9, 2012
It’s rare I post here about anything not directly related to the business of writing, but I’m just too excited about Barry Larkin being elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame today. I thought I’d share an excerpt from a piece I wrote on him back in 2009: Congratulations to Barry Larkin on being […]
January 2, 2012
My short story, “Skin & Ink,” will be published this fall in an anthology forthcoming from Main Street Rag. The theme of the anthology is “TATTOOS.” I’m really happy this stoy has found a home.
December 19, 2011
This is me talking about why I wrote Green Gospel: This is me reading from the book: Both filmed Thursday, December 8 at Barnhill’s in Winston-Salem.
December 15, 2011
My short story, “No Wake Zone,” appears in the new anthology, Sudden Flash Youth: 65 Short Short Stories (Persea Books, 2011) along with stories from Steve Almond, Ron Carlson, Dave Eggers, and Alice Walker, among many others. Great for that under-twenty reader on your holiday list! Heck, great for anyone…