AWP Conference & Bookfair | February 8-10, 2024

Kansas City, Missouri

Please stop by the bookfair to say hello! I’ll be splitting time between the One Story table (T1319) and The Keepthings table.

Long Drive Home Selected for Ridley Park Reads | October 2023


Thank you to the Ridley Park (PA) Library for selecting Long Drive Home for its fifth annual Community Reads event.

Online Class: Become Your Own Best Editor | June 21-27, 2023

This course offers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at One Story’s editorial process. Daily online lessons will guide you through case studies of two stories. You’ll follow the stories from submission to publication—studying actual marked-up drafts and extensive author-editor correspondence.

Long Drive Home: The Play | May 15, 2023


Playwright Stephen Kaplan is adapting my second novel, Long Drive Home, for the stage. Join us for a free reading of this work-in-progress at the cell theatre in New York City.

Panel Discussion: Is an Independent Editor Right for You? | March 9-11, 2023

AWP Conference & Bookfair, Seattle, Washington

Writers seeking feedback face a lot of options: Join a writers group? Enroll in a workshop? Attend a conference? Apply to MFA programs? This panel is for writers at any career stage who are curious about another option: working one-on-one with an independent editor. You’ll meet four veteran editors with diverse backgrounds in writing, lit mags, and book publishing. They’ll discuss the services editors provide, finding the right editor for your work, making the most of the relationship, and more.

* To learn more about my editorial services, please visit me at booth #1006 in the AWP Bookfair *

Just for Fun, a Reading from 2008

I recently learned that this reading from the 2008 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference is available online. It’s an excerpt from my first novel, What You Have Left.

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