Cover Revealed!

Sep. 10, 2015 by

This came to my inbox this morning. April can’t come fast enough, but I’ll savor this moment:  

Catch Me at the Brooklyn Book Festival – Sunday, Sept. 20th – 12 p.m.

Sep. 2, 2015 by

What an event! I’ll be moderating a panel called “A Way to Remember and to Forget: Writing as Recall and Release.” See the blurb below and check out the Brooklyn

Reading at Erv’s in Brooklyn, Sunday, Sept. 13th

Sep. 1, 2015 by

Very happy to be invited to this great reading series, especially alongside Jane Ormerod and Naomi Jackson. Such brilliant writers! Sunday, September 13th at 6 p.m. More information at

A Reflection on Marriage

Jun. 26, 2015 by

It’s been a long march to this point. Back in 2003, I was on the steps of the Massachusetts Supreme Court shouting and screaming, dreaming of a future that I

Praise for the Amazing Roberto Santiago’s Angel Park in The Collagist

Jun. 4, 2015 by

Always happy to see fellow writers get the love they deserve. A nice couple of lines from this glowing review: Instead of coming back home changed, as narratives often do,

The (Long) Business of Making a Book

Jun. 2, 2015 by

This collection of mine has already had quite a life. Before WVU Press agreed to publish it, I had been sending it around for more than two years to first

One Book, Ten Stories

May. 21, 2015 by

It’s official. I’m beyond elated to announce that my short story collection has been picked up by West Virginia University Press under their Vandalia Press fiction imprint! I’ve been told