The Interloper

***One of The L Magazine’s Books of the Decade.*** As assured and sumptuously written as any first novel I’ve encountered–Antoine Wilson’s prose sings and the story he tells here is both clever and compelling. This is writing at its very best. T.C. Boyle Antoine Wilson’s novel snuck up on me: deceptively normal prose, a tightening plot, a quickening read, and then before long I was … Continue reading The Interloper


I keep meaning to update my site / work out my new design / keep things exciting for those of you who put in the hard labor of typing into your browsers, but then I get distracted by this novel-shaped thing I’m working on. I hope you’ll accept my apology. Oh and BTW – if you show up here and the site is all … Continue reading Quiet

En Francais, En PDF!

[I love the cassette tape themed cover] The French translation of Panorama City comes out today in France, and next week in Canada. It’s a particularly exciting moment for me, having never had any of my work translated into what was once my native language. I’ve since forgotten most of my French, but I’m nevertheless looking forward to making my way through Bernard Hoepffner’s translation. … Continue reading En Francais, En PDF!

Some New Things

Issue 2 of my terrible online magazine (with amazing contributors) is finally live. If you missed issue 1, worry not…simply keep on scrolling sideways. CRONY DEUX And I wrote a little something about my surfing life for a collaboration between Trop and Underwater New York. Sand in My Joints I’ve tried to write surf stories many times before, and it’s never felt right. This one … Continue reading Some New Things