Thursday
Jan272011

. . . Latest News

I am the author of Friday Was the Bomb: Five Years in the Middle East, an Amazon Best Book of the Month. I've written essays, reviews, and short ficiton that have been published by The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Harper's, The Paris Review, and many others. 

...I walked from Marina Del Rey to Malibu for an upcoming story...

...I reviewed Sandy Tolan's new book for the The Los Angeles Times...

...I have a short story in the The New York Times Magazine's "Walking New York"project...

...On April 25 and 26 I led two "walking workshops" for the O' Miami poetry festival...

...I covered The Los Angeles Times Book Festival for The Los Angeles Times, with pieces about Claudia Rankine, Matt Taibbi, Maria Bello, "fringe fiction," mansplaining, and why sonnets are awesome...

...Roxane Gay published a piece of mine about a "party bus" at The Butter...

...I did a piece for GAWKER about Edward Abbey...

...I taught my first class at MOUNT SAINT MARY'S brand new MFA in creative writing...

...PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY recognizes my alma mater the University of Tampa as an MFA Program to Watch...