Library Reads #1 Pick

Librarians across the country have picked THE TWELVE LIVES OF SAMUEL HAWLEY as their top book pick for March 2017. Many thanks to all the librarians who voted, ...

A Book to Watch in 2017

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, and The ...

PRH Speaker’s Bureau

Happy to be a new member of Penguin Random House's Speaker's Bureau. Click through to read about lectures, events. Warning: contains me.

Top 10 Books for 2017

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 Saunder...

And So It Begins….

My new novel, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, is now officially pre-orderable at: Your Local Independent Bookseller (Indiebound) Powell's Amazon Barnes &...

The Art of World Building

Lev Grossman, Mark Thompson, Carole DeSanti & I discuss The Art of World Building for Aspen Words.

VQR’s Notes to Self

The nice folks over at Virginia Quarterly Review interviewed me for their "Notes to Self" Section. I shared a few of my doodles.

Bye, Bye Blackbird

In 1997, I met E.L. Doctorow at NYU. He taught me a great deal, not only about writing and editing but also about patience, and focus, and taking risks, and kin...

New Novel

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 Apri...