Archive for 2013

Not of Vampires or Vaginas

What a thrill to be seated in a room with readers holding copies of FALLING WOMEN AND OTHER STORIES. Most of these readers had read my stories closely; one had read the book twice. We talked about how the stories…Continue Reading →


  I’m scheduled to give a reading at Fall for the Book, a literary festival at George Mason U. on September 25 at 3:00 outside the Johnson Center. This will be my sixth reading of Falling Women and Other Stories, my short…Continue Reading →

The Writing, Reading Resolution

The Writing and Reading Resolution A favorite expression—I’m only a writer when I’m writing—reminds me not to talk about writing more than I actually write, and not to take myself or my writing too seriously. Yet I wish to write…Continue Reading →