Can’t wait to hit the road again this spring, including a fun stop in Grafton, WV. Check out this nice poster they made for the event! The event is at
This one was very dear to my heart. Thanks in advance for reading. My Appalachia: Coming Home in a Changing America
The Rope Swing has been getting a lot of buzz from librarians across the US. See three recent recommendations from librarians in San Diego, Oakland, and Barrington (RI).
*Warning: Raw post about street harassment. Thanks for letting me vent. Earlier this week: I’m crossing the street in Brooklyn, a block from my apartment, with my husband. We’re
A piece I wrote that took every bit of my heart. My take on the horrible Orlando massacre: “The Family Guns: Guns, Gay Bars, and the Search for Safety” now
I don’t know how I managed to best Elena Ferrante, but we’ll consider this a coup.
Wonderful new reviews out this month by American Micro Reviews and The Expendable Mudge. American Micro Reviews says: “Accounts of LGBT individuals in Appalachia are not often told as they
My father passed away this week. He was a complex man with whom I sometimes had a complicated relationship. He lived, as some people joked, a rough kind of life.
What a couple of weeks! My book is now two whole weeks old, and she’s already flown across the continental USA. Great events were held in Los Angeles and Oakland.
Thanks to the Beckley Register-Herald for this nice interview! Find the full text here.