Words everywhere

What a week in literature! This past Tuesday, my wife and I went to see Salman Rushdie speak as the inaugural writer in this year’s Portland Arts & Lectures series. I’ve heard him on the radio several times and I’ve enjoyed his appearances on The Daily Show, so I knew the guy was not onlyContinue reading “Words everywhere”

I’m notable!

Several weeks ago, I announced here on the blog that Nathaniel Tower and the other excellent folks at Bartleby Snopes had nominated my story, “Lightning My Pilot,” for the storySouth Million Writers Award. (Actually, the story got nominated twice — my wife got there first, with a reader nomination.) Today I got an email from theContinue reading “I’m notable!”

I’ve been nominated for the storySouth Million Writers Award!

Folks, this is just too amazing not to share: The editors at Bartleby Snopes have nominated my story “Lightning My Pilot” for the 2013 storySouth Million Writers Award! It’s a hell of an honor, and I’m inexpressibly proud to be listed alongside Joseph Lambach’s “Cutting Hair for My Sister” and Brian Kayser’s “Underwear and Leftovers.” Thanks, SO MUCH,Continue reading “I’ve been nominated for the storySouth Million Writers Award!”