This morning, Shirley Magazine published my short story “The Shrines” in their Doubles issue. Shirley publishes stories that don’t clearly belong to any one genre, stories that expose the worms crawling under the rock. Their main influences include Shirley Jackson, Bruno Schulz, Franz Kafka, Flannery O’Connor, Margaret Atwood, Kelly Link, Amelia Gray, and Leonora Carrington.
On Saturday, June 28th, I will be reading an excerpt from my novel-in-progress as part of Songbook PDX, a literary mixtape reading series. Each reader will read a creative piece about a song that either terrified or inspired them. The audience will then hear the song played live. To learn more, please click here.
“Like a Dog a Rabbit Through the Underbrush: Abraham Smith follows the sonic sense.” Abraham Smith and I discuss his new collection of poetry Destruction of Man (Third Man Books, 2018) at Propeller Magazine. Click here to read more.
“Allegorical and Absolutely Human.” Megan Hunter and I discuss minutes, disaster, and her novel The End We Start From (Grove Atlantic, 2017) at Propeller Magazine. Click here to read more.
My piece about the rise of literary vinyl records appears in the May/June 2018 issue of Poets & Writers. “Even as music streaming dominates as a listening format, Third Man Books and Fonograf Editions aim for a literary listening experience that is both meaningful and tangible, that necessitates the physicality and fuller sound of a vinyl record.” To read a brief history of literary vinyl and learn about the beginning of audiobooks, please click here.