Latest News and Updates (click links for details):
- May/June/July 2013 reading tour, upcoming events:
May 25: Fusebox Reading Series, Chattanooga, TN, 7 pm.
May 29: Reading at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street, NYC) , 7 pm.
May 31: Grolier Poetry Book Shop, Harvard Square, 6 pm.
June 13: Brazos Bookstore, Houston, Texas, 7 pm.
July 6: Houston Public Libraries, Houston, Texas (details soon).
- The Fifth Lash and Other Stories remains an SPD fiction best-seller for March/April 2013.
- Debut Novel Karachi Raj, pub date Oct. 2013. Look for details soon.
- Story collection The Fifth Lash and Other Stories has been longlisted for the 2013 Frank O’Connor international short story award.
- Sonnets from new sonnet collection, Soraya, at Inknode.
- Harvey Hix interviewed me about My Tranquil War and Other Poems for The Conversant.
- The Spring 2013 issue of Boulevard magazine is out, containing an essay explicating plastic realism in new American fiction, the basis for the first chapter of a new book I’m writing, Plastic Realism: Neoliberal Discourse in the New American Novel.
- Thank you to everyone who came by my table at the 2013 Houston Indie Book Festival at Menil Museum.
- A terrific review of My Tranquil War and Other Poems at The Adirondack Review by Michael Ravenscroft just went up.
- Matt Borondy of Identity Theory interviews me.
- Lydia Pyne of New Pages gives The Fifth Lash and Other Stories a great review.