Paperback Sept 10 + NY Sept 19

I am coming to New York on September 19. to launch PANORAMA CITY in paperback. and to celebrate A Public Space. One night only. Imprint this into your brains: When: […]


Literary Death Match, Nov 7 at Busby’s East in L.A. I’ll be reading with/competing against: Adam Novy, author of The Avian Gospels Tracy McMillan, television writer and author of Why You’re Not Married…Yet. […]

Book (Buying) Tour

My book tour is officially over. (Or at least the part that involves me going to bookstores. I’m doing Literary Death Match next month in L.A. (Nov. 7) and I’ll […]

Book Tour Dates

Folks, still sorting out some details, but I want to let everybody know what the upcoming book tour looks like for PANORAMA CITY: (Always available on the ABOUT > EVENTS […]


My favorite moment. (Because it’s real, but not too real…) NEWS: Delighted to announce that Panorama City has been selected to appear on the Editors Buzz Panel at this year’s […]

Why I Love Your Book Group

One of the pleasures of publishing a book is getting to hold a reading at your local bookshop. Family and friends show up, along with a few fans, former students, […]

As Told To

Lookie what I found in my inbox! Veronique du Turenne was down Mexico way recently for the Guadalajara International Book Fair, where she snapped this significant shot of a massive […]

Festival of Books

Another year, another LA Times Festival of Books. I’m feeling somewhat melancholy in the wake of it. It’s hard to come back to the desk after such a wonderfully stimulating […]