Isaiah

As some of you may have heard, the host of Selected Shorts, Mr. Isaiah Sheffer, has passed away. I first met Isaiah about two years ago, but even before I walke...

And After

Thanks to all the well-wishers who've been getting in touch after Hurricane Sandy. The banks of the Gowanus did break, and flooded a lot of the neighborhood. Ev...

Selected Shorts: Island Magic

I've been on the road, and have fallen behind on my Selected Shorts posts. But wanted to make sure everyone had the chance to listen in to this great program th...

Boston Noir 2

Out of all of my stories, the one with the longest legs has been "Home Sweet Home." I first published it in Epoch. From there it was picked for Best American My...

Selected Shorts: One Story

Last spring, Selected Shorts hosted a gala evening to celebrate One Story's 10th Anniversary. Four One Story authors, Seth Fried, L.Annette Binder, Tom Barbash ...

Tin House

A section of my new novel has been published in Tin House magazine. A big thanks to the editors for giving me a chance and to the readers who have been so kind....