The past three months have been gloriously busy as I have been working on my PhD dissertation (a collection of stories and essays) and novel #2 (Derrin of the North). A couple acceptances have come in, which is really exciting news always, but especially as some of these pieces are my attempts at trying some new narrative techniques (very short stories, new appropriations, new voices, altered punctuation). So look out for new fiction in forthcoming issues … Continued
Many thanks to Brandon Lingle for our interview in the latest War, Literature & the Arts! There’s so much to check out and appreciate in the latest issue, including standouts from Peter Molin, Richard Johnson, Claudia Hauer, Brian Turner, Taylor Collier, Dan O’Brien, Katey Schultz, Caleb S. Cage, and many more. Check it out HERE.
Please join me Monday, October 26th in Atlanta for a great night of readings, food, and friends to support a Distinguished Fellowship for veterans at the amazing Hambidge Center. Special thank yous to Donna and Jeff Mintz for hosting, and to the Executive Director of Hambidge James Badoud. My residency at Hambidge was vital to me finishing my novel I’D WALK WITH MY FRIENDS IF I COULD FIND THEM, and I’m so thrilled to be … Continued
I had a great time answering questions from The Southeast Review. Be sure to check out the interview HERE. An excerpt: This summer you’ve traveled all over the United States, giving readings from your new book. Can you share any of your favorite moments from these readings? Perhaps an interesting experience or something memorable a fan said to you? Interesting: In Boston a woman stood up during Q&A and self identified as a pacifist. She … Continued
I had a great time discussing I’D WALK, writing, teaching, and reactions with Siobhan Fallon in our interview for the Words After War series for the Huffington Post. You can check the short interview out HERE.