GMU's Fall For The Book festival starts tomorrow, and it's pretty dang studded with stars and those in the making--Sandra Cisneros, Robert Bausch, Jen Percy, Lauren Groff, James McPherson, Idra Novey, Elena Passarello, and plenty more. I'll be reading from the WIP--might even read the part about the whip--on Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Sandy Spring Bank Tent, where, and the sponsors don't know this yet, I will actually be camping for the entire week. Come for the stories, stay for the S'mores.
This coming year, I'll be a visiting lecturer in the English Department at Washington College --a place that's been very good to me over the years. I'll also be the Fiction Editor for Cherry Tree, a top-drawer literary magazine they founded two years ago. Really looking forward to saddling up.