Stay tuned for more details about this reading at The Stacks coffeehouse in N. Portland!
Stay tuned for details about this reading of small press authors at Another Read Through in N. Portland!
I’m thrilled to announce that my debut novel, Besotted, will be released by 7.13 Books in 2019. I began work on this novel in 2004; my path through various rounds of writing, revision, submissions, more revisions, and time away from the book has been long. I am so grateful that the book has found a cheerleader in editor Leland Cheuk and a home at his press.
Read More: Besotted.
I had a great time chatting with Booktrib’s Rachel Carter for their Novel Concept Podcast about the process of putting aside a book that I could not find a publisher for. The interview followed the publication of an essay in English Kills Review about my process of letting go of the novel.
Read More: “Breaking Up With My Book.”
I’m honored that Salon.com selected my open letter to lawmakers on the topic of school shootings as their Best Essay of 2015!
I’m grateful to CNN’s Poppy Harlow for inviting me on her show to discuss the question of arming teachers to prevent school shootings. The expectation that teachers should prepared to defend their lives and the lives of their students against gunfire is the result of our lawmakers’ refusal to stand up to the gun lobby.