2019 Reading–November

November was a busy month for me, in part because of the election early in the month and in part…

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2019 Reading–October

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee, for me, didn’t live up to the praise I’d heard about…

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Cover Reveal: House of the Ancients and Other Stories (Forthcoming, May 2020)

I am delighted to announce that Press 53 will publish my third short fiction collection, House of the Ancients and…

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Book Reviews

Book reviews come in all shapes, sizes, and venues, but they can provide very helpful feedback to writers. Certainly other…

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Happy Birthday to IN AN UNCHARTED COUNTRY!

Ten years ago this month, Press 53 published my first book, In an Uncharted Country, a collection of linked short…

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2019 Reading–September

I’m pleased with my September reading, especially because I was traveling a fair amount and also needed to write a…

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My Visit to Gettysburg College

I had the pleasure of visiting Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, PA last week at the invitation of the English Department…

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Q&A

I enjoy being interviewed because the questions always make me think. Sometimes they are written queries and responses, sometimes they…

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2019 SIBA Discovery Show

I had the pleasure of attending the Southern Independent Booksellers’ Alliance 2019 Discovery Show in Spartanburg, SC this past weekend.…

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Prague

For no particular reason, I recently visited Prague. I had never been there before, and I love walkable, historic cities,…

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