Along with some great stuff by Sheila Heti and Stanley Elkin, among others, a story of mine called “Stillness” has just appeared in Volume 1, Number 1 of a great new magazine called New York Tyrant.

September 22, 2006, 6:40 p.m.Categories: Litmags, Short Stories

Interviewing my daughter.

Writers get to talk all they want about their work. Writers' kindergardeners are less often asked. At the behest of the delightful Sue Henderson of LitPark, my wife and I sought to get to the bottom of my daughter's interest in colors and sharks. I'd only ever done one other interview before, so it took a while to find our groove, but once we were in it: groovy.

September 6, 2006, 1:19 p.m.Categories: Art, Interviews, Novellas, Travel

New story at The Kenyon Review.

Great news--The Kenyon Review, a pillar in the litmag world, has just put out Volume 28, Number 4, which includes a story of mine called "Wait," a number of terrific poems by Meghan O'Rourke, a great Eric Gansworth story, and Willard Spiegelman's strong review of Jorie Graham's Overlord.

September 5, 2006, 6:52 p.m.Category: Novellas


McSweeney's issue 20 is on the shelves, and there's a story of mine in there called "Loess"--a fairly odd conversation that lasts for decades. And it's got some pretty amazing company--work by Susan Steinberg and J. Erin Sweeney for starters, plus Jack Pendarvis' fantastic story "The Big Dud."

September 1, 2006, 6:54 p.m.Category: Short Stories