Book Appearance: What to expect?

The new book isn’t officially out yet, but today marks the first of many promotional appearances in support of its publication. And I’m excited!…

Book Launch: Let Them Eat Cake

I see no reason to limit myself to just ONE book launch party. So we had the very nice affair down in Winston-Salem last…

Book Buying Options

Although the official publication date for my new book is October 1, advance copies are beginning to find their way into the hands of…

The First “Gathering of Writers” Is in the Books

The first “Gathering of Writers” sponsored by Press 53 and Prime Number Magazine is now history, and I have to say I thought it…

Counting down to launch: WHAT THE ZHANG BOYS KNOW

In a little under 24 hours, my new book, What the Zhang Boys Know, will launch at a party hosted by Press 53 in…

Exquisite Quartet: “The Suburban Happy Hour”

Not long ago, Meg Tuite invited me to participate in this month’s Exquisite Quartet–a group of four writers she assembles to produce a collaborative…

Book Clubs!

I love book clubs. After my first book came out, I visited several. I also enjoy reading to a room full of people at…

Win a free copy of Goliath by Susan Woodring

Ten Questions for Susan Woodring I’m talking today with Susan Woodring, author of Goliath (St. Martin’s Press, 2012) and two previous books, The Traveling…

Where to Buy the New Book

My new book, What the Zhang Boys Know, is being published by Press 53, the same wonderful small press that published my story collection,…

Coming Soon: Author Interview and Book Giveaway

Watch this space! I recently read Susan Woodring‘s Goliath, a wonderful and surprising novel about a small town in North Carolina. I contacted the…