Blog Updates
The Risk of Us Is Becoming Real

The Risk of Us Is Becoming Real

Though the publication date of April 9, 2019 is more than six months away, my novel The Risk of Us is getting set to enter the world. I’m grateful to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt designer Brian Moore for the cover: The Risk of Us is now available for pre-order in hardcover here and as an ebook

Fall San Francisco and Grass Valley Writing Classes
Fall San Francisco and Grass Valley Writing Classes

I have missed the Bay Area during this busy foothills summer! Fortunately, I’ll be coming down this fall to teach two special Saturday classes at the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. First up: Three-D Writing: How to Go from “Flat” to “Wow,” Saturday, September 29th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a stimulating, somewhat mind-bendy class

Read more
Yuba Lit Presents “From San Francisco to Nevada City” Thursday July 26th
Yuba Lit Presents “From San Francisco to Nevada City” Thursday July 26th

We have a flyer for the next Yuba Lit–great thanks to designer Beth C. Ford. This will be an intimate midsummer’s reading of charismatic poetry and prose inside the historic and beautiful Reiki Kitchen. Thursday, July 26th, 7 p.m. Full information at www.yubalit.org.

Read more
Yuba Writers Workshops Updates
Yuba Writers Workshops Updates

So proud of these latest “grads” of the Life Into Literature class–five fierce writers who brought an incredible range of experience to the table, read deeply, wrote fearlessly, and did great work in our class. Thank you, Elizabeth, Doug, Amy, Anna, and Darlene for a rich six weeks together. I’m thrilled that you’re leaving the

Read more

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

Subscribe Via Email