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  • Newport MFA Residency

  • Cuba Writers Program

    Cuba Writers Program: Deadline Approaching! May 2-10, 2019. Excursion to Playa Larga. Havana Art Biennial!

  • Nonfiction Now

    Nonfiction Now Scenes from the Nonfiction Now Conference in Phoenix. So fun to talk travel writing and “writing about writing” at this delight of a conference. I mean, do you see the coffee station…

  • Coming Up: Litquake, San Francisco’s Literary Festival

    Afterwords Authors at Litquake, San Francisco’s Literary Festival I’ll be heading to San Francisco for a Litquake event on Friday, October 12. This is one of several events I am doing this fall linked to the book I haven’t finished yet. I guess instead of writing more on this blog post I should go work…

  • Living Out

    Living Out The Blind Masseuse is among the titles being fêted at a party sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Press, if you’re in Tampa for AWP this year. I’m honored to be part of the Living Out Series.

  • Putney Writing in Ireland

    Putney Writing in Ireland Just us writers and some animals on the island of Inishboffen, and a few days in Galway and Dublin.

  • Blind Masseuse Paperback Tour

    Blind Masseuse Paperback Tour The University of Wisconsin Press teamed me up with the amazing Andrew Evans for the paperback launch of The Blind Masseuse and the hardcover launch of Andrew’s memoir, The Black Penguin. We read at BGSQD in New York, and shortly after at the Harvard Book Store. Here are some shots of…

  • Emerson Authors

    Emerson Authors Event I’m excited to read with a few of my favorite writer-teachers next week. We may even raffle off some books.

  • Creative Writing in Ireland

    Creative Writing in Ireland, July 2017 I will be the visiting writer for Putney Student Travel’s Writing in Ireland program this July. Program details HERE. Ireland

  • Cuba Writers Program 2017: Applications Open!

    Applications are open for the second Cuba Writers Program, this April 27-May 5! Click here for more information about the Cuba Writers Program The Cuba Writers Program offers a writers writing in English an 8-day journey to Cuba in the spring of 2017. The program combines writing workshops with ethical travel, conversations with Cuban writers,…