After the Reading

Last Friday, I read my short story "Father and Daughter" at Portland Review's winter issue release party. I wrote the story, about a teenage girl and her gambling addict divorcee father, after visiting my parents this past fall. There is a huge casino near my parents' house that is something of a landmark in their… Continue reading After the Reading

Portland Review Reading This Friday

This Friday I'll be reading at the launch party for Portland Review's winter issue. I'll be the opening act for authors Kevin Sampsell (A Common Pornography) and Lidia Yuknavitch (The Chronology of Water and Dora, A Headcase). This will most likely be the biggest audience I've ever read in front of...yikes. Here's a link to… Continue reading Portland Review Reading This Friday

2013 Writing Goals

2013 will be my year. I'm guessing that's what a lot of people are thinking right now as they sit on the precipice of another new year. We're feeling nostalgic for things past and looking forward to adventures to come. We're making resolutions whether we want to or not because inevitably at a New Year's… Continue reading 2013 Writing Goals