So here’s some good news: my debut novel has found its home! Putnam Books for Young Readers will be publishing The Moth Girl as a young adult title. Here’s the full deal announcement from Publishers Marketplace:
I’m so grateful to my wonderful agent, Alexa Stark, for making this happen, and I’m delighted to be working with editor Arianne Lewin at Putnam!
Stay tuned for news, preordering information, and more!
Mayhem abounds in my story “The Girl Gangs of Pacific Avenue,” up now at Guernica. Check it out!
As part of its ongoing series of posts where artists talk about the issues they face, the Massachusetts Cultural Council asked me, “How have health issues impacted your art — or vice versa?” Here’s what I said.
Exciting news: I was selected by the Massachusetts Cultural Council for a 2016 Artist Fellowship in fiction! You can read the announcement here, and check out my gallery page here. Thanks to the MCC for this great honor!
When will the manatees show up? What will they predict? Find out in my short story “The Manatees,” out now from Betwixt Magazine!
Long time, no post. But I have been hard at work on some longer projects.
Speaking of being back from the dead, here’s a story I wrote, now up at Luna Station Quarterly, about ghosts, girls, and fancy food! I hope you’ll check it out, and give the rest of the issue a read, as well.
So, here’s a nifty thing: One of my poems was selected to be handed out at Red Hen Press‘s Poetry Prom by poet Nicelle Davis, who coordinated a human Zoltar fortune-telling machine at the event. You know, Zoltar — like from the movie Big. (Apologies to anyone who was prematurely aged or turned into Tom Hanks due to receiving my poem.)
Anyway, here’s a shot of the poem laid out all pretty (bottom left):
Mine’s on the bottom left.
Click here and zoom for a bigger version.
Thanks to Nicelle and Red Hen Press for including me!