Recent notices, on fiction and non-

A favorable Publisher’s Weekly review singles out my contribution to Michael Taeckens’ forthcoming anthology, Love is a Four-Letter Word, and Kirkus says, “Standouts include Junot Diaz’s ‘Homecoming, with Turtle,’ Gary Shteyngart’s ‘Texas’ and Maud Newton’s ‘Conversations You Have at Twenty.'”

While I’m pointing to positive notices: New Yorker Book Bench contributor Andrea Walker made me equal parts giddy and anxious a couple weeks ago when she called my novel excerpt — “When the Flock Changed” — funny and moving.

(Anxious because there’s still plenty of tinkering to be done on the rest of the book.)


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