Happy to have a new short story up at Middle House Review. Set on Pikes Peak, it’s a darkly comic piece about grief and the irretrievability of past. At some point early in the writing process, I became determined to use The Michael Stanley Band (Who? Clevelanders know) as an extended metaphor. It took some time for this admittedly oddball piece to find a home. I’m quite thankful to Michael Hammerle for the acceptance. If you’re interested, here’s the link (scroll down and look on the left side of the page): https://www.middlehousereview.com/issue-two
Can’t believe it’s already the new year. Seems like just last week I was back in Cleveland reading to an awesome crowd of family and friends at Visible Voice Books in Tremont. Many, many thanks to Aaron Terkel and Dave Ferrante for organizing the late-October event. Here are some pictures:
If you are in the Cleveland area, check out Visible Voice. It’s a terrific bookstore! https://www.visiblevoicebooks.com/
Heading back to Cleveland in October to read at this wonderful bookstore. Hope to see you there!
I’m happy to announce that I’ll be reading at Widener University (Chester, PA) with Victoria Giansante, a former student who is now pursuing her graduate degree in Rosemont College.
Had a terrific time reading at a Novel idea on Passyunk last night. Great crowd! Thanks so much to Christina Rosso-Schneider and Alex, the wonderful owners of the bookstore and two of the nicest people you’ll meet. If you haven’t done so already, please check out their store. It’s a beautiful space with a great selection of books. They do an especially amazing job of supporting local writers. Thanks as well to T Nicole Cirone, who read with me last night. Nine Nails, her novel in essays, is a must read. Her work is unflinchingly honest . . . and funny!
Happy to announce that I’ll be reading with T Nicole Cirone at A Novel Idea in Philadelphia on Saturday, August 17th. Show time is 7pm. Hope to see you there!
“Dust to Dust,” my new flash fiction, is up now at Fictive Dream. Many thanks to Laura Black for publishing it.