Blog Updates
November 2019 Updates

November 2019 Updates

Like most of us, I’ve become so conditioned to flitting between the various social media outlets (except Instagram–sorry, I still cannot [do not want to?] figure out Instagram!) that I’ve neglected to share happenings here. It’s been a busy summer and fall. Some quick updates: –I’ve been doing various readings and discussions for The Risk

Collected Conversations About The Risk of Us
Collected Conversations About The Risk of Us

In the three weeks since the publication of The Risk of Us, I’ve been fortunate to speak with many sensitive and incisive interviewers. We’ve had conversations about whether unconditional love is possible, and what it takes to get there as a family; about the foster care system and the inherent failings of institutional care for

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The Risk of Us Launches Tuesday, 4/9 at Green Apple Books on the Park
The Risk of Us Launches Tuesday, 4/9 at Green Apple Books on the Park

The hour is nearly here. My novel The Risk of Us is coming out next Tuesday, and I’ll be launching a reading tour Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. at Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco in conversation with novelist and Chronicle columnist Vanessa Hua. If you could make it, I’d be most

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Book Tour for The Risk of Us
Book Tour for The Risk of Us

The book tour for The Risk of Us is happening. If you live in any of the cities below, I would love to see you. I’m deeply grateful to these wonderful independent bookstores and venues for hosting. Tuesday, April 9th: Green Apple Books, San Francisco in conversation with Vanessa Hua 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11th:

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Language is man's metaphysical organ." --Bruno Schulz

Authenticity comes from a single faithfulness: that to the ambiguity of experience. Its energy is to be found in how one event leads to another. Its mystery is not in the words but on the page." --John Berger

Words are all we have, and they better be the right ones."  --Evan S. Connell

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