It is such a pleasure to be back at MacDowell after a 5-year hiatus. The walks, the turkey and deer, the staff, the other residents (after a 10-day test/lockdown), and of course, some time to write and think and breathe after a never-ending semester. Thinking good thoughts about the world and about the novel-beast!
I’m very excited to be reading virtually at Union College Wednesday, October 14 at 7pm EST – it’s open to the public, so please stop on by for the reading and Q&A! Thanks so much to the wondrous Shena McAuliffe and everyone at Union… https://union.zoom.us/j/91722851511 / Meeting ID: 917 2285 1511
May-Lan Tan, Things to Make and Break: Stories. Emily Books, 2014 I’m not sure what to do with this collection, which is a 100% good thing. Most of these stories depict disaffected teens and 20-somethings as they try to navigate their own limits in intersection with adulting: sex and drugs are foregrounded, but not fetishized, […]