Believe It or Not…

A number of years ago -- four? five? -- I submitted a review of The Year of No Mistakes by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz to the venerable Believer magazine. Much to my delight, they accepted the review and planned to run it in a forthcoming issue. Then, much to my dismay, the magazine folded, and my review never…Read more Believe It or Not…


Review in Paper Triangle

A quick note of thanks to Stephen Mortensen at Paper Triangle for a heartfelt and complimentary review of The Grievers! And thanks as well to my good friend Tom Powers for his interview with me in the latest online edition of Philadelphia Stories. I'm very pleased that people are enjoying my book.


Fans of Franz Kafka's bizarre brand of fiction will be pleased to hear about a new anthology of works inspired by the author titled Kafkaesque. My review of the book, which is edited by John Kessel and James Patrick Kelly, went up on The New York Journal of Books this morning. Highlights of the collection…Read more Kafkaesque