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Latest review of Landfall

I recently received some happy news from my M.F.A. Alma mater, Arizona State dec2016mag University. The December 2016 issue of ASU Alumni Magazine includes a review of my  collection, Landfall: A Ring of Stories, in its Shelf Improvement section.

To read the full text, click here.

And, of course, Go Sun Devils!




An excerpt of an excerpt + other strange happenings

I’m so excited to announce that “Strange Museum,” an excerpt from my novel manuscript, The Recklessness of Water, is featured in the Winter 2016 issue of The Journal. You can read an excerpt of the excerpt (how strange is that?) on their website:

I’m also excited to announce some upcoming fiction and poetry readings:

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The Journal, Winter 201ounce some upcoming fiction and poetry readings:

April 16 at the Berea Book Festival

April 21 at the Berea College Appalacian Center with Tina Parker

April 23 at the SOKY Book Festival in Bowling Green, KY

April 24 at the Kentucky Writers Day Celebration in Gravel Switch, KY