The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley has been picked as a Book to Watch in 2017 by Elle, The Millions, Nylon, Culture Fly, Book Riot, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and The Boston Globe.
Happy to be a new member of Penguin Random House’s Speaker’s Bureau. Click through to read about lectures, events. Warning: contains me.
In the U.K., The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley has been picked by Culture Fly as one of the top 10 Books to read in 2017, along with Neil Gaiman, George Saunders & One Story authors Susan Perabo & Emily Ruskovich.
Lev Grossman, Mark Thompson, Carole DeSanti & I discuss The Art of World Building for Aspen Words.
The nice folks over at Virginia Quarterly Review interviewed me for their “Notes to Self” Section. I shared a few of my doodles.
Very happy to announce that my new novel, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, will be published by The Dial Press in March 2017, and by Tinder Press (UK) in April 2017. An excerpt ran in the Fall 2012 issue of Tin House and later in Best American Mystery Stories 2013.
I’m about to teach my first online class: July 6-12, 2014. There will be videos, online “lectures”, power-point, writing exercises, and open discussion boards for everyone to chat and share their work. Sign up now as spots are going fast.
I’ll be heading off grid for the next month or so. See you on the other side.
Earlier I was talking about The Post-It Note Diaries by Arthur Jones, and now it is finally out in the world. Click on the video below to find out more. And if you’re interested in reading about my near-death in a graveyard, get your copy of the book here.