News/Events

News.

My favorite food company Delicious & Sons—a.k.a. Ricky Mandle and Monica Navarro—stopped by to chat writing and cooking and kids, and it was all fun and games until my four-year-old ate a jalapeño pepper.

The Sunday Times checked in a year after the story prize to see if it changed my life. (Hint: it did.)

The American Literary Review asked a lot of incisive questions about “Peanuts Aren’t Nuts.”

The LoveReading Podcast’s first Episode also features Sunday Times Prize judges Tessa Hadley and Sebastian Faulks

A profile in The Daily Record

Coverage in The Jewish Chronicle

Andrew Holgate, literary editor of The Sunday Times, conducted a thorough interview a few weeks before the awards ceremony, from his London office. He told me he was interviewing all the finalists. He lied. (I forgive him.) Peep the beautiful feature he wrote in The Sunday Times.

Coverage Poets & Writers and Bookanista

Meet the Finalists for the World’s Richest Short Story Award: conversations with fellow nominees, including Miranda July and Curtis Sittenfeld.

The Sunday Times: 2018 Interview

& Events.

FUTURE:

September 9, 2019 / 7pm: Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings from the Me Too Movement book launch. McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street, New York City. —with Shelly Oria, Lynn Melnick, Hossannah Asuncion, Gabrielle Bellot, Hafizah Geter, Samantha Hunt, Syreeta McFadden, Nelly Reifler, & Quito Ziegler.

October 15, 2019 / 4pm: Writers Respond to #MeToo panel, with Shelly Oria, Samantha Hunt, Syreeta McFadden, Hossannah Asuncion. Drew University.

PAST:

March 2019: AWP Conference: Portland, OR: “Reshaping the Short Story: Four Authors on Innovative Contemporary Short Fiction.” With Rita Bullwinkel, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Dave Madden, & Venita Blackburn. 12:00pm - 1:15 pm / C123, Oregon Convention Center.

January 2019: Writers@Drew: Drew University, Madison, NJ —with Andrea Chapin & Hannah Beresford

June 2018: Writing Workshops in Greece Faculty Reading: Thassos, GR

September 2018: BWS Reading Series, Community Bookstore: Brooklyn, NY —with Scott Adkins & Greg Gerke

October 2018: Morristown Festival of Books: Morristown, NJ “How to Get Published”—with Kate Quinn, Tara Parsons, & Cherise Fisher