Imagine my thrill at receiving this wonderful blurb from Salman Rushdie! There’s a longer story on my Facebook page.
Thrilled to see MEMENTO PARK included in this list of “award worthy” writers and books!
funyuns-n-coffee : > honestlyyoungpersona > : > > >> At such moments, I realize that all these stupid stereotypes about >> us do not have the right to exist > > ...
Galleys have arrived!
So pleased that three of my former students recently completed first drafts. It’s a major milestone for any novelist, so many first-timers don’t even get that far. It’s a time to celebrate,...
at Vroman’s Bookstore
Happy Bastille Day, mes amis … (at Bouchon)
Cafe notes. (at Espresso Profeta)
These shoes are called “Gatsbys” … yes that’s why I bought them. (at Belcampo Santa Monica)
Holy smokes. What a novel. I am in ecstasy.
This day. (at Santa Monica, California)
Say it with me, America: Mean tweets aren’t news. While the GOP tries to pay for a massive tax cut for billionaires financed by medical care for everyone else, tweets are the lead story this mo...
(Cross posting here for my Instagram only friends.) Pretty thrilled to return home from my Bennington residency to find these page proofs for MEMENTO PARK. It’s still nearly a year away but wit...
I know my recently departed hero John Berger had a long association with Brick. It made me feel happy and sad at once to receive this transmission from beyond the grave. I hope his voice is ever ...
Last day campus constitutional, post-rain. #BenningtonMFA (at Bennington College)
Between the woodpiles. #BenningtonMFA (at Bennington College)
My last coffee at the end of the world. This handheld espresso maker is probably the single best purchase of my adult life. #BenningtonMFA (at Bennington College)
Doghouse nights at #BenningtonMFA (at Bennington College)
“I don’t know what’s in the fucking bill. I just do what I’m told.” The GOP in 2017.
If I ever own a home and a TV at the same time, I’m going to do this brilliant bit of hideaway with it. (at Four Chimneys Inn)