Monthly Archives: September 2014

September News!

FIND ME makes Book Riot’s In The Mailbag.

FIND ME shout-out in New York Times article on dystopian fiction.

Everyday Genius published a list of all the things I cut out of my novel.

Interview with LitWrap.

The 2014 O. Henry Prize Stories is out in the world and Joan Silber was kind enough to select “Opa-locka” as a juror’s favorite. Thank you, Laura Furman! Thank you, Joan Silber!

ISLE makes Bustle’s list of “15 Contemporary Short Story Collections by Women You Should Read.”

In early 2015, ISLE will be published in the UK by Daunt Books.


Fall Events

September 13th, Fall for the Book Festival. Reading at 2:30PM, Center for the Arts, Grand Tier III, George Mason’s Fairfax Campus, with Rebecca Lee.

September 20th, Cork Short Story Festival. Reading at 4:15PM with Sally Vickers.

October 3rd-6th, St. Augustine Writers’ Conference.

October 21st, Elms College, 7PM reading with Mike Young.

October 24th, reading at Emerson College (GRS sponsored).

October 31st, Gunston School, where ISLE was selected as a Community Read.

November 6th, Barnes & Noble Upper East Side, 7PM, Best American Short Stories 2014 panel with Nell Freudenberger, Benjamin Nugent, and Jennifer Egan.

November 9th, Powerhouse Arena, in conversation with Lindsay Hunter for the NYC launch of UGLY GIRLS.

November 13, University of Maine at Farmington, 7PM reading.

November 20th, reading at Wellesley College.

December 2nd, 8:00-9:00 PM, Online Seminar on Imagination in Fiction for Grub Street.