I am truly horrible at updating this website with new blog posts… The year is almost over, and since my last dispatch, I have two more publications to share. Up first is a story about a troubled marriage, a WWII typhoon, and a ghost trapped in a wall. It’s called “The Wherewithal,” and the generous […]Read More Ghosts
I regularly neglect the blog portion of my website. As such, here’s a quick rundown of what I’ve published since my last post (back in May): Stories: “Creatures of Love” at Last Exit “Old Friends” at Last Exit “Everyone Needs a Kind Stranger to Listen to His Secrets” at Last Exit “Parental Concerns” at Bending Genres “Half Tank” at Atticus Review […]Read More Oh yeah, there’s a blog on this site: fall update
Two newish reviews are out in the world. At Kenyon Review Online, I wrote about Marcy Dermansky’s novel, The Red Car, and Numéro Cinq has my thoughts on Rodrigo Fresán’s The Invented Part. Both books are wild in their own ways. That is all.Read More Stuff and Things
Three recent book reviews have surfaced. Behold: I rambled on about Elise Levine’s Blue Field at Numéro Cinq I waxed poetic about D. Foy’s Patricide at Rain Taxi I (fill in the blank) about Robert Walser’s Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories at Electric Literature All three are great reads, if you’re looking for something to read. If you’re not, they’re still great reads. […]Read More Updates! (Updated!)
Two pieces of information: First, Kenyon Review Online published my review of Diane Williams’ great story collection, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, which you can read here. Second, COG published my short story, “What Did the Boy Do When He Came Back to Life?” in their newest issue. In it, I namecheck The Goonies, WWF Wrestling, Koko B. Ware, and more. […]Read More The Goonies, Koko B. Ware, and Diane Williams, together at last!
I have a couple of new book reviews out in the world. For Cleaver, I wrote about Donald Quist’s essay collection, Harbors, and at Electric Literature, I have a piece on Melanie Finn’s new novel, The Gloaming.Read More A little update
A few new items have popped up recently. One is a tiny essay I wrote called “Exoneration,” which appears in the latest issue of 5×5. It’s only one sentence long, but that sentence is far from short. Also out are a couple of book reviews. At NC, I got to talk about Masande Ntshanga’s amazing novel, The Reactive. And I was […]Read More Some (new) News