Readers: My publisher is giving away 10 copies of CALIFORNIA CALLING on Goodreads! The giveaway goes through February 11. You can enter to win a copy here.
Readers are influenced by the books they love, and writers doubly so: not only do we think for months or years about our favorite books, we refer to them, consciously… Read more Under the influence →
After a few iterations, my final cover is heading for galley printing! I am blown away by how Hawthorne’s designer, Adam McIsaac, captured the themes and feel of my story… Read more My memoir book cover is here, and it’s so much →
My essay “There is But One Choice: Confession or Some Form of Extinction” has received an honorable mention in the 2016 AWP Intro Journals Project, a literary competition for the discovery and… Read more Honorable mention, AWP Intro Journals Project →
I am so overwhelmed to have this critical essay published in the incredible journal Literary Mama. It explores how reading poet Bernadette Mayer’s book-length epic poem, Midwinter Day, which she wrote in a single day… Read more Exploring the impact of ‘domestic’ writing on the mother artist →