Tomorrow, Thursday January 18, at 11am (EST), I will get to talk with M.H. Abrahms, the founding editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature. The conversation will be on the NPR radio show, “On Point” which is broadcast from … Continue reading →
No, I didn’t say ADORATION, I said UNDERRATION. The creators of the blog, The Syntax Of Things, asked prominent literary bloggers to list writers for the 2005 list of under-rated writers. I am proud to have been nominated for this … Continue reading →
I’ve got Stevie Wonder on my iPod. “Happy Birthday to ya! Haaaapppy Biiirrthday!” And of course, there’s red velvet cake. And vodka gimlets. And very good shoes. And very very very good friends. Thanks everyone for such a good year. … Continue reading →
I’ve just gotten good news from my publisher, Warner Books. Leaving Atlanta is under-going a fifth printing in paperback!
I am happy to let everybody know that I will be moving to D.C. next year for six months! January through June. I’ll be a writer in residence at George Washington University. It’s such a great school, such a great … Continue reading →
Okay, for some of you this may sound familiar. But here’s the *official* announcement: The Untelling has been awarded the Lillian C. Smith Award for New Voices. I’m pretty excited about it. Lillian Smith was a writer with a conscience, … Continue reading →
That AJC reported recently that there are tapes which may link white supremacists groups to the Atlanta Child Murders. I actually remember these tapes being played on the news about fifteen years ago. It’s a trip to see how reading … Continue reading →