What an incredible three-day festival Franklin & Marshall hosted this past week! I had so much fun meeting the F & M creative writing students, their awesome creative writing faculty, and the other four Emerging Writers–Amy Leach, Caryl Pagel, Greg Wrenn, and Claire Vaye Watkins! […]
I could not be more thrilled to learn that I will have three neat fictions coming out in D I A G R A M later this summer! […]
I had a great time chatting with Lissa Horneber at KMSU’s Weekly Reader on February 27th. We covered a smorgasbord of topics that ranged from Swedish placards to the challenges of teaching. I also read a few excerpts from Scandamerican Domestic and […]
We took SCANDAMERICAN DOMESTIC to Seattle for the 2014 AWP Conference and had a really nice time. I signed books at the Fairy Tale Review table on Thursday, and at the GSU/New South Table on Friday. […]
Smokelong Quarterly has generously invited me to be their guest reader this week! If you’re reading this …
Huge thanks to McNally Jackson Books for collaborating with Coffee House Press, Two-Dollar Radio and Elephant Rock Books on Indie Press Night. Independent press authors Jacob Appel and Barbara Browning and me (!) presented our books and chatted about writing and publishing with our amazing independent book publishers! We had a smart, lively audience and a great […]
Huge “Thank You” to Arcadia University’s MFA program for inviting me to discuss the compiling of story collections, publishing, and The Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic. Great group of seven very promising writers, and a great director in Josh Isard! Thank you AU!
Scandamerican Domestic launches at NYC’s McNally Jackson on Thursday, January 9th at 7:00pm: “McNally Jackson Books | 1/9/14”