Come one, come all! FAMOUS MEN WHO NEVER LIVED is out in paperback this month, and I’m celebrating with two free virtual events that feature fascinating guests! First, I’m launching the paperback with Mike Chen at Bank Square Books/Savoy Bookshop & Cafe on Wednesday Feb. 3, 6:30 PM ET. RSVP here. Then, I’m talking to … More Virtual Events
Last week, I sat down with Callie Crossley of WGBH’s Under the Radar for a speculative fiction edition of her book club, featuring FAMOUS MEN WHO NEVER LIVED with recent releases from Cadwell Turnbull and Max Gladstone. If you didn’t catch it on the radio, you can stream it here. Listening to public radio … More FM on the Radio
Are you too broke to buy books right now? Do you, perhaps, have too many books already? I totally get it! For most of my adult life, I’ve been a library-using, trash-picking, borrowing-from-friend, secondhand book store-patronizing cheapskate book lover. It was only when I got a publishing deal myself that I started purchasing fresh new … More Read for FREE
We are entering the final countdown!! FAMOUS MEN WHO NEVER LIVED comes out in just weeks, on March 5th, and I’m almost ready to ride off into the sunset! I’ve got my final author copies from the printer. It’s so legit, I toured it all around town. A sci-fi take on immigration! A book-within-a-book! A … More Countdown!
It’s been a pleasure to work with Southern Indiana Review. My story “The Cave” is in the fall issue — I’m proud to have my work face this astoundingly beautiful artwork by Brianna McCarthy!
From the time I first started calling myself a writer, I wished I could see into the future, to see a version of myself who had finished a manuscript. Even as I worked on my first novel, I felt little certainty about if or when I’d finish. Then, when it was done and I sought … More The ARC of History is Long: A Book Timeline
My short story “Been Fighting Since” won second place in phoebe’s 2018 fiction contest! Karan Mahajan, author of The Association of Small Bombs, selected it. “Been Fighting Since” is about twins, child soldiers, the old/new city of Berlin and the mysterious liminal state of blackout drinking. But really, it’s about whether it’s ever possible for … More Been Fighting Since
The Writers’ Room of Boston Fellowship named me as Finalist for 2018-2019. At the WROB reading and celebration last month, I got the chance to meet lots of the other Fellows and hear about their exciting projects! (And I ate lots of free cheese! And when I left my notebook and library book at the … More The Writers’ Room of Boston knows how to throw a party
OPOSSUM’s beautifully-designed Fall 2017 issue is now out in print (and vinyl!) and available for sale. The issue includes “The Beard,” my short story about loneliness, culling produce, and the unpredictable repercussions of getting a visible tattoo. Put it on the turntable and give it a spin.
Gute Nachricht! My short story “Been Fighting Since” was longlisted for the 2017 Berlin Writing Prize. Though I’m slightly disappointed not to get to hang out in Berlin for a month, I send freundliche Grüßen to the winners.