What if Parents Had to Get Licenses To Have Kids? Interview with Author Kristen Tsetsi

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Happy New Year! It’s been a while since I’ve written here but I’m returning to share a conversation I’ve been having with Kristen Tsetsi, author of The Age of the Child, a novel that got me off to a thoughtful start for the year. In her novel, Tsetsi asks a provocative question: what if those of us who want to … Read More

My Last Giveaway of the Year

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Hi, All, Just a short post to let you all know that I’m giving away two signed copies of CASUALTIES on Monday, December 12. Win one for you and one for a friend, or if you already have a copy – you’ll have special gifts for two friends. For details, just click below. Thanks for all your support!  Gratefully yours, … Read More

Sunday Sentence: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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“It brought to him a disorienting strangeness, because his mind had not changed at the same pace as his life, and he felt a hollow space between himself and the person he was supposed to be.” – From Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I love reading them, so now I’ve joined the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the … Read More

Coming home for me, books for you

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As you read this, I will be back in the springtime embrace of my old homes. All of them. I’m bringing Casualties to the places and people who launched me as a writer and fed my writing , my dreams, and the story itself — sometimes in surprising ways. I’ll be writing about that when it all has a chance … Read More