Last night I had the terrific honor of attending the Oregon Book Awards ceremony here in Portland. Better still, I got to sit down front, with my writer pal Hobie Anthony and poetry nominee Carrie Seitzinger and her partner Matty Byloos. Before and after the ceremony, I chatted with fiction nominee Alexis M. Smith and double-nomineeContinue reading “Oregon Book Awards 2013”
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Ampersand West Coast Invasion!
So, this is happening: Portland, Oregon, at the Blue Monk, Sept. 18 at 8 pm. The very, very cool indie press Ampersand Books is hosting killer literature readings by Carrie Seitzinger, Hannah Pass, Gabriel Blackwell, Hobie Anthony, Jamalieh Haley, and — that’s right, folks — ME. That’s awesome. But wait, there’s more! The always excellent Dena Rash Guzman and Reuben Nisenfeld will beContinue reading “Ampersand West Coast Invasion!”
Who’ll get me a book I ain’t read….
Oh, where to begin? It seems like the publishing market — or, at least, the small press and indie lit markets — like to work in tandem, with everyone publishing stuff all at once. It’s like our literary periods are in synch or something. I say this because a lot of my friends and acquaintancesContinue reading “Who’ll get me a book I ain’t read….”
A lot of literary news
Between my new job reading for Jersey Devil Press, my recent publication in the awesome pitch issue of Sententia, and my wading into the deep, cool waters of the Portland literary scene, my authorial connections have grown exponentially in the past month or so. Which is awesome. But it also means that I know more coolContinue reading “A lot of literary news”