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...

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 Ba...

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....

Into the Dark

I’ll be heading off grid for the next month or so. See you on the other side.

Selected Shorts: A compendium

Summer is the perfect time to catch up on reading (as well as listening), to those books we’ve been meaning to get to but never seem to have the time for....

Selected Shorts: Bright Stars

The transit of Venus, combined with Ray Bradbury’s passing this week, made us all turn our eyes to the heavens. I contemplated Bradbury’s advice on ...

Ray Bradbury

The first book I read that made me realize books could be something other than an escapeโ€”that they could also be dangerous: was Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit ...