This Sunday, September 27, I’ll be ready some slightly spooky stories at Reading by Moonrise, with Robin Coste Lewis, author of Voyage of the Sable Venus (Knopf, 2015)– and also, a total lunar eclipse!
You can hear my story “The TV” on Selected Shorts right now, being read by Liev Schreiber on the “Obsessive Compulsive” episode. It’s from an event at the Getty Center earlier this year. Here’s a very exciting picture of the stage I took right before it all happened:
Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day was translated into Farsi and published in Iran a few years ago. Today I learned that it has gone into its third printing there. Here it is, in action– it’s the third one on the right in the top row, the one with the light switch on the cover (from the story “The Girl in the Storm”). Many thanks to the translator, Asadollah Amrae!
Learned today that Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day has gone into an eighth printing!
I wrote a story called “The Candelabra,” and The Masters Review published it as the finale of their celebration of Short Story Month. You can read it here:
Got my contributor copies of Salt Hill Journal 34 today, which contains a little story of mine called “The Cape,” which I like very much. Get it here: http://salthilljournal.net/sh34/
It’s here! My first picture book– The Baseball Player and the Walrus, illustrated by Alex Latimer– out Feb 24 from Dial Books for Young Readers. Pick one up today, or come down to Skylight Books on Saturday the 28th for the Release Party!