NEW STORY IN GRIST #8
My short story "The Vest," will appear in Grist: The Journal for Writers (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville).The issue will be available Spring 2015. For more info, go
INTERVIEW IN THE WRITER MAGAZINE
I was recently interviewed by The Writer magazine for an article on MFA graduates entering the workforce. The interview appears in their November print edition, but you can also find it here.
NEW ESSAY PUBLISHED
The Nervous Breakdown has posted an essay I wrote titled: "Outrage Incorporated: The Profiteers Behind the Internet’s Anger Machine." You can read it here.
SHORT STORY CLASS RESUMES NOV. 7
There are still a few seats remaining in my upcoming class via LitReactor, which begins November 7. Click the image for more info.
NEW STORY PUBLISHED
A new short story of mine was recently published in The Loch Raven Review. Give it a read.
READING AT 92ND ST Y
I'm going to be reading a brand new short story on Tuesday, May 14 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. The reading takes place at 7 p.m., in Warburg Lounge (main floor … immediate left upon entering the building). Please come!
NEW ESSAY PUBLISHED
An essay I recently wrote was picked up by the arts/culture site Thought Catalog: "Bad Form: How consumer culture, identity politics and a narrowing class of readers are changing how we approach novels."
Check it out.
NEW INTERVIEW UP
If you haven't checked it out yet, last month I was interviewed by Books and Booze for their podcast. Listen here.
FIVE PLOT DEVICES THAT HURT YOUR WRITING
A list of common storytelling devices writers employ that usually cause far more harm than good. Read the article here.
SHORT STORY IN PLEIADES
My short story “The Tourist” is now available in the newest issue of literary journal Pleiades (issue 33.1). Pick up a copy here.
NEW FOUR-WEEK WORKSHOP BEGINS JAN. 17
The powers-that-be at LitReactor have told me there is only one slot remaining in my upcoming class, a four-week short story workshop that begins January 17. If you're still interested in joining this workshop, follow the link and sign up, post-haste.
10 STORIES WE NEVER NEED TO SEE IN WORKSHOPS AGAIN
A list of the some of the more predictable story lines that somehow seem to appear in fiction workshops again and again.
See older posts here.