The Queen of the Night, my new novel out February 2nd, has made the best of 2016 preview lists for Book Riot, Bookish, Bustle, BBC Books, Huffington Post Books, Brooklyn Mag, The Millions, Chicago
I’m starting a TinyLetter called QUEEN. You can sign up here.
Once back when I was a young writing student I wanted a little more than my own college experience was offering, and so I signed up for and took a
Going through the proofs at last. Pub date: 2/2016. Available for pre-order now.
Over at the Center for Fiction, I’m offering a class in Autobiographical Fiction. The idea behind it is approximately that there are many more approaches to writing fiction using your
Best Idea I had in public, where people could hear it: the Amtrak Residency. Best Semester Away: I spent the spring semester in Austin, TX, as the visiting writer at the
Every new novel by Martin Amis now faces its own sort of test, it seems: it must be either his best or sign of a decline. Either way, it must
I have long loved Penelope Fitzgerald, ever since falling for her novels The Gate of Angels and The Blue Flower many years ago. The Gate of Angels remains in my mind
Thanks to the many who have already marked The Queen of the Night as to-read on Goodreads. If you haven’t yet, please consider joining them. Or pre-order with your bookseller of choice.
1. I get a new mug, as I begin work on a new novel. I am working on a new novel because the previous one is finally in production. 2.